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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind easterly 15 knots becoming northeast 10 to 20 near midnight. Wind northeast 10 to 20 Saturday.

Rain ending this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2020
Sunday Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to easterly 10 to 20 in the morning and to light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind light becoming west 5 to 15 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light becoming west 5 to 15 knots late in the day.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Georgia Strait - 46303 English Bay - 46304 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 October 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located west of Vancouver Island.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing low located over the Washington
Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located over northern BC
interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located west of
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PDT 23 October 2020 A departing low off the west coast of Vancouver Island will move onto
the Washington coast this evening. Gale force northwesterlies
Over Explorer, Queen Charlotte Sound, and west coast Vancouver Island
will ease this evening.

A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will build southward
today. Gale force northeasterly outflow winds will continue
Through the northern and central mainland inlets. Gale force
Outflow will develop over southern mainland inlets tonight. Outflow
winds will continue through the weekend.

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