Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 14 December 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to northwest 15 near noon Friday. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 30 Friday afternoon.

Showers beginning after midnight and ending Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 14 December 2017
Saturday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 25.
Monday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 14 December 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Friday weakening frontal system located near
the West Entrance of Juan de Fuca Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM PST 14 December 2017 In the wake of a weakening front over the Central Coast, marginal
gale force southwest winds will prevail over Northern Bowie through
early Friday morning.

A ridge of high pressure will build over the central offshore waters
tonight. Gale force northwest winds will develop off the west coast
of Vancouver Island on Friday.

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