Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 December 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 early Saturday morning and to light late Saturday morning. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 Saturday evening.

Rain beginning early Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 December 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming westerly 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind east 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 15 December 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over Explorer extending
northward.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today warm front located off Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Saturday warm front located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM PST 15 December 2017 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters will shift to the
BC Interior on Saturday. Gale force northwest winds off the west
coast of Vancouver Island will gradually ease overnight.

A warm front off Bowie will move to lie over Hecate Strait by
Saturday morning. Ahead of the front winds will rise to gale force
southerlies over northern and central waters. Winds will shift to
gale force southwesterlies behind the front.

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