Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 January 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light Monday morning then increasing to south 15 Monday afternoon. Wind backing to southeast 20 Monday evening.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind east 15 to 25 knots increasing to easterly 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind east 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind south 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
By 1:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 990 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 990 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching low located southwest of
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PST 21 January 2018 A frontal system over Southern Vancouver Island will move inland near
noon today. Southeasterly gale to storm force winds over the inner
South Coast will ease to strong southerlies near noon.

A low pressure system over Northern Bowie will drift northward and
reach the Gulf of Alaska this afternoon. Strong to marginal gale
force westerlies will prevail over most northern and central waters
through Monday.

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