Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 February 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to 15 late Tuesday morning then veering to westerly 20 Tuesday afternoon. Wind increasing to westerly 20 to 30 Tuesday evening.

Showers beginning Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 February 2019
Wednesday Wind west 5 to 15 knots becoming east 5 to 15 in the morning.
Thursday Wind east 5 to 15 knots becoming light late in the day.
Friday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 18 February 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PST 18 February 2019 A trough of low pressure will intensify over the North Coast tonight
and stretch across the mainland coast by Tuesday morning. In the
Wake of the trough, northwesterly gales will develop over Bowie
tonight then spread to northern and central waters Tuesday morning
and the west coast of Vancouver Island in the afternoon.

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