Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 November 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 25 this evening then diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 early Friday morning.

A few showers ending near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 November 2017
Saturday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to light.
Monday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 23 November 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over western Vancouver Island.
By 8:00 p.m. PST tonight dissipating trough located over the
southern Mainland Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday quasi-stationary frontal system located
over central Vancouver Island.

At 7:00 a.m. PST Friday low located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday low located north of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PST 23 November 2017 An approaching front will move across the northern offshore waters
tonight and then weaken as it stalls over Central Vancouver Island
On Friday afternoon. In advance of the front, southerly gales over
Bowie will spread to northern and central waters tonight and to some
southern waters on Friday.

Meanwhile a low will track just north of Bowie on Friday. As it
approaches southwest gales to 45 knots will develop over the
Northern offshore waters Friday morning.

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