Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 December 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 early this afternoon and to light early this evening. Wind increasing to east 10 to 20 near midnight then backing to northeast 15 to 25 early Tuesday morning. Wind becoming west 20 to 30 Tuesday afternoon then diminishing to west 10 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain beginning early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 December 2017
Wednesday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Thursday Wind light increasing to westerly 15 to 25 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 20 to 25.

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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 December 2017
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today deepening low 1015 mb located at 43N 135W.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 1000 mb located over northern
Washington State.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening low 1008 mb located north
of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening low 1014 mb located over northern
Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:15 AM PST 18 December 2017 A low pressure centre will form southwest of the Explorer region
This afternoon and then move northeastward and deepen over Northern
Washington state Tuesday afternoon. Strong easterly winds will
develop ahead of the low tonight and shift to strong to local
Gale force westerlies in its wake.

A trough of low pressure extending northwards from the low will
strengthen during the day on Tuesday with gale force northerly
Winds developing over most offshore and outer coastal waters as well
as mainland inlets.

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