Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 June 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind light increasing to westerly 10 to 20 knots this afternoon then diminishing to light after midnight. Wind increasing to westerly 10 to 20 Friday morning.

Chance of drizzle late this morning. Chance of showers overnight and Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 June 2018
Saturday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots becoming westerly 15 in the morning then increasing to westerly 20 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30.
Monday Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 June 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the central offshore waters.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Friday dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located over western Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening trough located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PDT 21 June 2018 We have onshore flow over the coast today as a trough of
Low pressure deepens over the BC Interior and a weak ridge of high
pressure persists offshore.

Westerly winds will reach up to gale force again late this morning
through Juan de Fuca Strait. Strong southeasterlies will persist
Over the Strait of Georgia today as cooler marine air invades the
inner South Coast. Strong southerly inflow winds will develop
Through Howe Sound and Douglas Channel during the day.

Northwest winds will reach marginal gale force through Johnstone
Strait tonight.

Elsewhere, winds will remain light to moderate.

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