Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 March 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind light increasing to southwest 5 to 15 knots near noon Sunday and to southerly 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Chance of showers late this afternoon and early this evening and beginning near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 March 2018
Monday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots backing to southerly 10 to 20 in the morning then veering to westerly 10 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 24 March 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located south of Sandspit.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating trough located near Cape
St. James.

At 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line north-south over
western Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Sunday dissipating trough located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching warm front located over
western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PDT 24 March 2018 A stronger trough will cross the northern waters overnight and will
move through the southern waters Sunday night. A warm front will
reach the offshore waters Sunday evening and will move onto the
Coast on Monday.

Moderate to strong southwest winds will shift to moderate to strong
northwest behind the trough. Gale force southwesterlies will develop
behind the warm front on Sunday night over the central and northern

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