Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 July 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind variable 5 to 10 knots increasing to westerly 10 to 20 late this morning then diminishing to west 5 to 10 near midnight. Wind increasing to west 10 to 15 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 July 2018
Sunday Wind light becoming west 10 to 15 knots late in the day.
Monday Wind west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind west 5 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 20 July 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over eastern
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM 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 is generating
strong to gale force westerly winds tonight.

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