Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 04:00 PM PST 04 March 2024
Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light this evening then becoming northeast 5 to 15 after midnight. Wind becoming light early Tuesday morning then increasing to west 10 to 20 Tuesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday evening.
Showers this evening.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 4 March 2024 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over northwestern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday approaching trough located west of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:42 PM PST 4 March 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the interior and a broad trough over
the South Coast will combine to give gale force outflow winds to
Douglas Channel, Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central Coast
On Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.
These outflow winds combined with cold temperatures will generate
freezing spray in Douglas Channel and a risk of freezing spray near
the other mainland inlets in the mornings.
On Tuesday, a trough will approach the offshore waters from the west,
generating strong to gale force southerlies in the evening.
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