Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 15 November 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind light increasing to westerly 5 to 15 knots this afternoon and to westerly 15 to 25 early this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to northeast 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Showers beginning this afternoon and ending near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 November 2018
Saturday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Monday Wind light.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 15 November 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening cold front located on a line
east-west over Cape Scott.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight dissipating cold front located on a line
east-west over Victoria.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located over BC interior.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight warm front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday warm front located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 AM PST 15 November 2018 A 1008 MB low will move eastward across Central Hecate Strait early
morning. Southerly gales are occurring to the south of the low over
northern and central waters. Winds will ease this morning as the low
moves inland.

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