Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 11 December 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to easterly 15 to 20 late overnight and to easterly 5 to 15 near noon Tuesday.

A few showers beginning near midnight and ending near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 11 December 2017
Wednesday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming westerly 10 to 20.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 11 December 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday dissipating frontal system located over
Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1006 mb located over Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PST tonight low 1012 mb located over Queen Charlotte
Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PST 11 December 2017 A front lies a line north-south north of Haida Gwaii tonight.
Marginal gale force southerly winds will prevail over most central
and northern waters. The front is forecast to intensify tonight as
It makes its way across the coast, with strong to gale force
southeasterlies expected ahead of the frontal passage until early
Tuesday morning.

Also this evening, a weak low pressure centre moves from Central
Explorer to Queen Charlotte Sound. Gale force southeasterlies will
precede this system, and strong to gale force westerlies will follow
behind it.

Another front will approach the offshore waters Tuesday morning.
Gale force southerly winds will develop over most northern waters on
Tuesday ahead of the front.

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