Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 September 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light becoming west 5 to 15 knots this afternoon then becoming light late overnight. Wind becoming west 5 to 15 Wednesday afternoon.

A few showers beginning Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 September 2018
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind east 15 to 25 knots diminishing to east 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind east 15 knots becoming west 15.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 September 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1013 mb located over northwestern Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening low 1017 mb located over
western Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough from low located from Bowie to Cape
St. James then to Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening trough from low located from
Bowie to Cape Scott then to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PDT 18 September 2018 A trough of low pressure over the North Coast will bring gale force
southeasterly winds over parts of Dixon Entrance, Hecate Strait, and
Queen Charlotte Sound today. Winds will ease below gale force this
afternoon, and to light to moderate tonight.

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