Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 22 November 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 late Thursday afternoon.

Rain changing to a few showers Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 November 2017
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots backing to southeast 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 22 November 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.
By 2:00 p.m. PST Thursday weakening frontal system located over
Explorer.

At 1:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located west of Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PST 22 November 2017 A frontal system extending from the Central Coast to Explorer will
gradually weaken. Southerly gales over central
Waters will weaken overnight, but will persist over Explorer until
midday Thursday.

Another approaching frontal system will track toward the offshore
waters Thursday afternoon. Ahead of the front, southerly gales will
develop over Bowie Thursday evening then spread to central and
northern waters Thursday overnight.

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