Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 22 April 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind light increasing to easterly 10 to 20 knots late overnight. Wind easterly 10 to 20 Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 April 2018
Tuesday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots becoming westerly 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots becoming westerly 5 to 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming westerly 5 to 15.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 22 April 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday weakening frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 22 April 2018 A ridge of high pressure will remain over Cape Scott tonight and
Monday. Light to moderate northwesterlies will prevail east of the
ridge.

An approaching frontal system will track across Bowie tonight and
weaken over Haida Gwaii Monday afternoon. Gale force southerlies over
Bowie and the west coast of Haida Gwaii will spread to Dixon Entrance
East and Northern Hecate Strait this evening. Additionally, winds
will approach marginal storm force over Dixon Entrance West this
evening.

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