Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 January 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind easterly 15 knots.

Rain beginning near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 January 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind east 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind east 5 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over the Central
Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening frontal system located over
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening low located near the Gulf of
Alaska.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today deepening low 987 mb located west of the
offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday low 983 mb located west of Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 16 January 2017 A frontal system over Central Coast will slide southwards over
Vancouver Island this afternoon. Gale to storm force southeasterlies
to 55 knots will ease slightly this morning.

The associated low pressure centre over Gulf of Alaska will weaken
today. Gale to storm force southwesterlies over offshore waters will
ease today.

Another low pressure system will approach the offshore waters today.
Gale and storm force southeasterlies will re-strengthen over the
central and northern waters tonight. Gale force winds will spread
into the South Coast overnight into Tuesday.

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