Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 December 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 near midnight then diminishing to west 10 to 15 Monday afternoon.

Rain ending early Monday morning. Rain beginning Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 2017
Tuesday Wind east 15 to 25 knots becoming west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind east 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southwest 25 knots late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 995 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening low 1000 mb located over the
Gulf of Alaska.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:33 AM PST 17 December 2017 A low pressure system over the Gulf of Alaska will remain near the
place during the day and then weaken this evening. Marginal gale
force westerlies will prevail over Bowie and west coast Haida Gwaii.
The winds will become moderate to strong westerlies this evening as
the system weakens.

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