Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 January 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light increasing to east 5 to 15 knots this evening then veering to southeast 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Tuesday morning then veering to southwest 20 to 30 near noon Tuesday.

Showers this morning. Rain beginning near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 January 2019
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 10 to 20 in the morning then diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind light.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 21 January 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today deepening low 990 mb located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 988 mb located north of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 AM PST 21 January 2019 A deepening area of low pressure will approach Bowie early this
morning and lie to the northwest by Monday afternoon. Gale force
southerly winds will spread to the majority of coastal waters this
morning and intensify to gale to storm force winds through the day.

Far southern waters will be protected by a ridge of high pressure
But should see an increase in southeasterly winds beginning this
afternoon as the ridge weakens.

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