Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 22 May 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 late Wednesday afternoon then diminishing to west 5 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 May 2018
Thursday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 in the morning then increasing to westerly 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots becoming westerly 20 to 30.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 22 May 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM PDT 22 May 2018 A ridge of high pressure will gradually build over the offshore
waters through tonight and tomorrow. As the ridge strengthens strong
northwesterly winds will build along West Vancouver Island.

Over the inner coastal waters, a marine push is expected to move
through Juan de Fuca Strait late Wednesday afternoon, producing
strong to gale force westerlies which will persist into overnight
Wednesday. Marginal northwesterly gales are expected through
Johnstone Strait over the same period.

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