Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 24 November 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots veering to easterly 10 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 November 2015
Thursday Wind northeasterly 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northeasterly 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northeasterly 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 9:30 PM PST 24 November 2015

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 24 November 2015 Tonight and Wednesday By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening trough located from Vancouver
Island to the North Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
northern BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:12 PM PST 24 November 2015 A strong Arctic outflow pattern will continue tonight as a ridge
remains over the BC Interior and a trough of low pressure remains
anchored along the coast.

Strong to gale force northerly outflows through central coastal
inlets and Howe Sound will continue tonight before easing over most
areas Wednesday morning.

Strong to gale force northerlies across Haro Strait and Juan de Fuca
east entrance will ease to moderate winds tonight.

Gale force northerly winds will continue tonight from Southern Hecate
Strait southwards off Northwestern Vancouver island and into
Explorer. These winds will ease to widespread strong northerlies

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