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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 November 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light increasing to east 5 to 15 knots early Saturday morning and to east 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to west 30 Saturday evening.

Showers beginning near midnight changing to rain overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 November 2019
Sunday Wind west 30 knots.
Monday Wind west 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 22 November 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
South Coast.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Saturday low located near Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PST 22 November 2019 A frontal system will lie over Hecate Strait this evening.
The system will bring southwesterly gales to central and northern
waters tonight. The gales will ease later this evening as the frontal
system departs.

A trough of low pressure will cross Bowie then Dixon Entrance
Saturday morning. The trough will bring southwesterly gales to most
northern waters and Bowie for most of Saturday.

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