Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 25 May 2018
Tonight and Saturday.
Wind west 10 to 20 knots tonight. Wind west 5 to 15 Saturday.
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 May 2018
Sunday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15 in the morning then increasing to westerly 20 to 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots becoming west 20.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 25 May 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located over northern Vancouver
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building trough located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday departing trough located over Hecate
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:17 PM PDT 25 May 2018 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters will produce
Gale force inflow winds through Juan de Fuca Strait this evening.
The gale force winds are expected to subside to strong westerly
As the ridge of high pressure moves east and ends up over Vancouver
Island, this will allow a frontal system to come into the offshore
waters tonight. Ahead of the front, southeast gales will develop.
The frontal system will slowly make its way east, spreading
Southeast gales to central and northern waters by Saturday
Afternoon. In behind the trough, southwest gales are expected over
Northern Bowie Saturday afternoon.
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