Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind easterly 15 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to southerly 10 to 20 near noon. Wind backing to easterly 10 to 20 late this afternoon then diminishing to light Thursday morning.

A few flurries and chance of showers beginning near noon and ending this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2018
Friday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 20 February 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday low 1026 mb located over Hecate Strait.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Wednesday departing low located over the Washington
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 AM PST 21 February 2018 A low pressure system over Hecate Strait will move south to the west
coast of Vancouver Island this afternoon and the Washington coast
tonight. Along its track, gale force northerly winds will develop
over parts of the central and southern waters today and tonight.

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