Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 September 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this morning then becoming variable 5 to 15 late this morning. Wind becoming east 10 to 15 Friday morning.

Periods of rain beginning late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 September 2018
Saturday Wind east 15 knots becoming west 15 in the morning.
Sunday Wind west 10 knots.
Monday Wind light becoming west 10 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 20 September 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 11:00 a.m. PDT today deepening low 1008 mb located over northern
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening low 1005 mb located over
southwestern Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT today intensifying cold front from low located
over northern Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today cold front from low located over Queen
Charlotte Sound to Tofino.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching low 1007 mb located over

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PDT 20 September 2018 A low pressure system will move through Northern Explorer late this
morning and into Southwestern Queen Charlotte Sound by late evening
where it will remain stationary until Friday afternoon.

The cold front extending southeastward from this system will lead to
gale force southeasterly winds for Queen Charlotte Sound and the
West coast of Vancouver Island by this afternoon. Southeast
Gales will also develop through the Queen Charlotte Strait and
Johnstone Strait by this evening.

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