Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 February 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northeast 5 to 15 knots becoming light early Tuesday morning then becoming southerly 5 to 15 near noon Tuesday. Wind becoming northerly 5 to 15 Tuesday evening except west 20 over southern sections.

Showers or flurries beginning Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 February 2019
Wednesday Wind west 5 to 15 knots becoming east 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind east 5 to 15 knots becoming light late in the day.
Friday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25.

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Ice Conditions

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PST 18 February 2019 An approaching trough of low pressure will intensify over the North
Coast tonight and stretch across the mainland coast by Tuesday
morning. In the wake of the trough, northwesterly gales will develop
over Bowie tonight then spread to northern and central waters Tuesday
morning and the west coast of Vancouver Island in the afternoon.

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