Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 March 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 late overnight then becoming light Tuesday evening.

Chance of showers Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 March 2018
Wednesday Wind light becoming west 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 19 March 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday departing ridge located south of Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:39 PM PDT 19 March 2018 A cold front will track southwards across northern waters on Tuesday
and lie over Cape Scott by the afternoon. In its wake, marginal gale
force northwesterlies will develop over Northern Bowie early Tuesday

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