Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 February 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northeast 15 knots becoming west 10 to 15 late this afternoon then becoming northeast 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind east 15 Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 February 2019
Tuesday Wind east 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the morning then becoming west 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind north 10 knots.
Thursday Wind light becoming northeast 10 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 February 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough located on a line north-south over
the Central Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening trough located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Monday dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:00 AM PST 17 February 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Central Coast will remain nearly
stationary today. West of the trough, strong northerly winds prevail
over northern and central waters and off the west coast of Vancouver
Island. Strong to gale force outflow winds through the mainland
inlets will persist through this afternoon.

As the trough weakens this afternoon, winds will diminish to moderate
to strong over most waters and through the mainland inlets.

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