Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Wind light increasing to east 5 to 15 knots this morning and to west 15 to 25 Thursday morning. Wind becoming west 20 to 30 near noon Thursday.
Periods of drizzle and fog patches changing to rain this morning then to periods of drizzle Thursday afternoon.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from Hecate Strait
to the Central Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located on a line north-south over
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday trough located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:05 AM PST 19 January 2022 A frontal system continues to move across the northern waters today.
Gale force southeasterlies continue over Northern Bowie, and the
northern and central waters. As it approaches the mainland coast,
storm force southeasterlies will develop across Northern Hecate
Strait and Dixon Entrance East late this morning.
A trough rapidly following this frontal system this
Afternoon will maintain southeast gale force winds from Hecate Strait
to Queen Charlotte Strait. Storm force southeasterlies will develop
from Southern Hecate Strait to the headlands of Vancouver Island this
Winds will veer to gale force westerly tonight in the wake of
The trough then ease Thursday morning.
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