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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 06 December 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots veering to southerly 10 to 20 after midnight then to westerly 10 to 20 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to west 25 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain ending Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 December 2019
Sunday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low located 600 miles west of California.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today trough from low located from the offshore
waters to Explorer then to the Central Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:38 AM PST 6 December 2019 A low pressure trough will remain quasi stationary across the
Explorer region to Central Coast. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies over Southern Explorer and waters west of Vancouver
Island will weaken to moderate to strong late this evening.

Also, high pressure over the BC Interior will strengthen with gale
force outflow forecast through the Central Coast inlets tonight.

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