Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 early this morning then increasing to southwest 15 to 25 late this morning. Wind becoming west 15 Monday afternoon then diminishing to light Monday evening.

Rain ending Monday morning. Rain beginning Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 2017
Tuesday Wind east 15 to 25 knots becoming west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind east 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southwest 25 knots late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Explorer.

At 9:30 a.m. PST today low 995 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening low 1000 mb located over the
Gulf of Alaska.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PST 17 December 2017 A low pressure system will develop over the Gulf of Alaska this
morning. The system will remain near the place during the day and
then weaken this evening. Marginal gale force westerlies will
Prevail over parts of northern waters. The winds will become
Moderate to strong westerlies tonight as the system weakens.

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