Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots this evening then diminishing to light early Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to westerly 5 to 15 near noon Tuesday and to westerly 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Fog dissipating early this afternoon. Fog banks forming late overnight and dissipating Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2018
Wednesday Wind southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming easterly 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15.
Friday Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming east 15.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over eastern Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PDT 22 October 2018 A front over Bowie will gradually weaken late this afternoon.
Another front will track eastward across the offshore waters tonight
to lie over Haida Gwaii Tuesday morning.

Ahead of the fronts, gale to storm force southerly winds will
continue over most northern and central waters through Tuesday.

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