Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 October 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots becoming east 10 to 20 early this evening then becoming southerly 5 to 15 early Tuesday afternoon.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 October 2016
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming easterly 10 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 24 October 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight low 973 mb located over western Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 987 mb located over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM PDT 24 October 2016 A low tracking northward is currently over Southwestern Explorer
And will be over Northern Explorer by late Tuesday afternoon.

Winds have risen to gale to storm force east to southeast
Ahead of the low. Near the headlands of Vancouver Island
Winds will rise to hurricane force southeasterlies this evening
And ease to storm force southeasterlies overnight.

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