Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 November 2018
Tonight and Saturday.
Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to easterly 15 to 20 this evening then diminishing to easterly 10 to 15 near noon Saturday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 16 November 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over BC interior.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 9:00 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:47 PM PST 16 November 2018 A ridge over the BC Interior is giving strong outflow winds to the
mainland inlets. The outflow winds will reach gale force tonight
Over the North Coast and then diminish as the ridge weakens on
Offshore, a stationary front will slowly begin to advance on
Saturday spreading strong southerlies to most of the North Coast.
The South Coast will remain under the ridge on Saturday with
Moderate outflow winds expected.
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