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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 May 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind east 10 knots increasing to westerly 10 to 20 late this afternoon. Wind westerly 10 to 20 tonight and Friday.

Showers ending near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 May 2020
Saturday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 25 in the morning and to west 30 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15.
Monday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 28 May 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over the southern
Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 988 mb located southwest of the offshore
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday low 998 mb located 120 miles northwest
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:12 AM PDT 28 May 2020 A frontal system over Haida Gwaii this morning is giving strong
southeasterlies to the North Coast waters. The frontal system will
weaken as it moves to the Alaska Panhandle this afternoon.

In the wake of the front, strong to marginal gale force
southeasterlies are expected over Bowie today as a deep low
Well offshore gradually fills and moves towards the Gulf of Alaska.
Over the rest of the northern waters, strong south to southeast
Winds will prevail today through Friday morning.

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