Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 14 November 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwesterly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 late this morning then becoming light early this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 15 near noon Thursday and to southwest 20 Thursday evening.

Showers beginning late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 November 2018
Friday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Saturday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind light.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 14 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today departing trough located over the Mainland

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 1008 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 6:00 a.m. PST Thursday departing low 1008 mb located over
central Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PST 14 November 2018 A trough of low pressure nearing the mainland coast will depart
coastal waters later this morning. A 1008 MB low will move eastward
across Southern Bowie this evening and then Central Hecate Strait
late overnight.

Over southern waters inflow gales through Juan de Fuca Strait
Will ease later this morning. Over northern waters strong southeast
winds will shift strong to gale force southwest in the wake of the
trough later this morning. Winds will ease this afternoon and then
increase to southerly gales ahead of the low tonight.

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