Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 May 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 near noon then diminishing to west 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind west 5 to 15 Monday.

Chance of showers this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 May 2018
Tuesday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30.
Thursday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 20 May 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today warm front located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening warm front located west of
Haida Gwaii.

At 7:00 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM PDT 20 May 2018 A cold front will approach the northern offshore waters this
Evening. The system will move eastward to Bowie by Monday morning
And reach Haida Gwaii by Monday afternoon. Ahead of the front, gale
force southerly winds will develop over most northern waters tonight
and Monday. The winds will ease Monday evening as the system
Weakens.

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