Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 July 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 20 this afternoon then diminishing to west 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to westerly 15 to 20 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 July 2018
Saturday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind light becoming west 10 to 15 knots late in the day.
Monday Wind light.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 July 2018 Today Tonight and Friday By 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west
of Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over
southern BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:03 AM PDT 19 July 2018 A centre of high pressure will remain nearly stationary west of the
offshore waters. Moderate to strong northwesterlies will continue to
prevail east of the centre of high pressure with local gales expected
off the west coast of Vancouver Island.

A strong push of marine air through Juan de Fuca Strait will generate
strong to gale force westerly winds late this afternoon and tonight.

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