Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 21 August 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots tonight and Wednesday.

Smoke. Visibility as low as 1 mile in smoke.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 August 2018
Thursday Wind west 20 to 30 knots becoming west 20 in the morning then increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 20 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 21 August 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating ridge located over northern
Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located over eastern
Pacific Ocean.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 21 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure will remain anchored over the offshore
waters tonight and Wednesday. Strong to gale force northwesterly
winds will develop over the west coast of Vancouver Island and
through Johnstone Strait late Wednesday afternoon.

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