Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 21 January 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light near noon Monday then becoming southeast 5 to 15 Monday evening.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms tonight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 in the morning then diminishing to southerly 10 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind east 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind south 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 21 January 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located over the Outer Coast.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Monday departing trough located over the Coast
Mountains.

At 10:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching low 992 mb located 100 miles
southwest of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PST 21 January 2018 A trough of low pressure along the outer coast this evening will move
through the coast overnight. Moderate to strong southerlies ahead of
the trough will veer to strong southwest in its wake with some gale
force winds expected, mainly over the offshore waters and the western
half of Dixon Entrance.

A developing low pressure system will reach Explorer late Monday
night, bringing gale to storm force southeast winds over most waters
by Tuesday morning.

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