Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 August 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind light becoming westerly 5 to 15 knots late this afternoon then becoming light late this evening. Wind becoming easterly 5 to 15 Monday morning then becoming light Monday afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 10 Monday evening.

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Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 August 2018
Tuesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming westerly 10 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to west 20 to 30 knots late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 August 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over northern
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 19 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure running north to south over Bowie will
continue to generate a northwesterly flow for most waters.

Marginal northwesterly gales will prevail over the Southern Hecate
Strait southward to west of Vancouver Island and ease to strong
Monday morning.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds are expected to redevelop in
Johnstone Strait this afternoon then ease tonight.

A ridge of high pressure is forecast to build into the Southern BC
Interior tonight and generate strong outflow winds through inlets
along the inner-South Coast.

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