Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 23 January 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 after midnight and to light Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 20 late Wednesday afternoon and to southeast 30 early Wednesday evening.

Rain changing to a few showers near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2018
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15.
Saturday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25.

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Gale warning ended

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PST 23 January 2018
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 23 January 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 984 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday weakening low 986 mb located over
northwestern Bowie.

At 10:00 a.m. PST Wednesday deepening low located off Oregon Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching low located off Washington
State.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:32 PM PST 23 January 2018 A 984 MB low over Southern Bowie will gradually weaken tonight as it
rotates northwestward. Over northern waters gale force southeasterly
winds will ease to strong to gale force southerlies overnight. Over
central and southern waters strong to gale force southeast winds
Will ease to moderate to strong tonight as the low moves northward.

Another low is forecast to approach Southern Vancouver Island from
the southwest Wednesday afternoon. There remains uncertainty
regarding the track and depth of this low however there is potential
for southeast gales over southern waters Wednesday evening.

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