Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 12 November 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southeasterly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to easterly 10 to 20 near midnight. Wind easterly 10 to 20 Tuesday.

Showers beginning Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 November 2018
Wednesday Wind southeasterly 10 to 20 knots becoming westerly 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 10 to 15.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 12 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today deepening low located southwest of Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday low 993 mb located west of Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:02 AM PST 12 November 2018 A frontal system located west of Bowie this morning will slowly move
eastward today crossing Haida Gwaii this evening. Meanwhile a
developing low well offshore this morning will deepen rapidly tonight
as it tracks towards the west coast of Haida Gwaii.

Gale force southeasterly winds over Bowie will spread to most
northern and central waters and off Northwestern Vancouver island
this morning as the front approaches. The gales will persist through
this evening then rise to southeast gale to storm force overnight as
the low approaches.

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