Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 09:30 PM PST 09 December 2019
Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind east 20 knots veering to southeast 15 Tuesday afternoon.
Rain Tuesday morning and afternoon changing to periods of drizzle.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PST 9 December 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over eastern Bowie.
By noon PST Tuesday dissipating frontal system located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.
At 10:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:16 PM PST 9 December 2019 A frontal system will track across the offshore waters tonight and
weaken over Hecate Strait midday Tuesday. Gale force southerlies will
weaken to moderate to strong westerlies late this evening over the
offshore waters. Gale force southeasterlies will weaken by midday on
Tuesday over Queen Charlotte Sound and Hecate Strait. In its wake the
winds will shift to moderate southwesterly.
By Tuesday night, widespread southeast gales will develop over
northern and central waters as another stronger frontal system
approaches. The southeast gales will increase to southeast storm
force near midnight.
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