Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northeasterly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late this evening then increasing to westerly 15 to 25 after midnight. Wind diminishing to east 5 to 15 late Wednesday morning.

Rain ending Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2019
Thursday Wind east 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 22 January 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Vancouver
Island.
By 9:00 p.m. PST tonight dissipating frontal system located over
southern Vancouver Island.

By midnight PST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PST 22 January 2019 A frontal system moving through the southern waters is generating
gale force east to southeasterly winds over Queen Charlotte Sound
And Queen Charlotte Strait, and westerly gales over southern
Explorer late this afternoon. Winds will become strong to gale force
northwesterly in the wake of the system over Explorer and west coast
Vancouver Island.

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