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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 July 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 early this afternoon then diminishing to west 5 to 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to west 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 July 2019
Thursday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30.
Saturday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 July 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Cape Scott.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1012 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing low 1012 mb located over
northern Bowie.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located over the
offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located off Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:32 AM PDT 23 July 2019 A ridge of high pressure over Explorer will build today. Gale force
westerlies will develop over eastern sections of Juan de Fuca Strait
this afternoon then ease to strong late this evening.

A frontal system will approach northern and offshore waters on
Wednesday. Along the front, gale force southeasterlies will develop
over the offshore waters Wednesday morning then the northern waters
late Wednesday afternoon.

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