Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 November 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind light increasing to southwest 15 to 25 knots early this afternoon then diminishing to west 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming light Friday morning then increasing to east 10 to 20 Friday afternoon.

Showers beginning this afternoon and ending near noon Friday. Fog patches dissipating near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 November 2018
Saturday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Monday Wind light.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 15 November 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today departing low 1008 mb located over central
Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday ridge located over the Mainland Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 AM PST 15 November 2018 A 1008 MB low will move eastward across Central Hecate Strait early
morning. Southerly gales are occurring to the south of the low over
northern and central waters. Winds will ease this morning as the low
moves inland.

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