Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northeast 15 knots diminishing to light near noon then becoming westerly 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then becoming southeast 5 to 15 Monday afternoon.

Showers beginning near midnight and ending Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2019
Tuesday Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 1002 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1005 mb located northwest of Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday deepening low 993 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday low 986 mb located northwest of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PST 20 January 2019 An area of low pressure will pass to the northwest of Bowie today,
and moderate to strong southwesterly winds will prevail over northern
waters.

A deepening area of low pressure will approach Bowie early Monday
morning and lie to the northwest by Monday afternoon. Gale force
southerly winds will spread to the majority of coastal waters Monday
morning and intensify to gale to storm force winds that afternoon and
evening.

Far southern waters will be protected by a ridge of high pressure on
Monday, but should see an increase in southeasterly winds Monday
night as that ridge weakens.

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