Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 May 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind west 5 to 15 Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 May 2018
Tuesday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30.
Thursday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 20 May 2018 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating warm front located on a line
north-south over Langara.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM PDT 20 May 2018 A cold front will approach the northern offshore waters this
Evening. The system will move eastward to Bowie by Monday morning
And reach Haida Gwaii by Monday afternoon. Ahead of the front, gale
force southerly winds will develop over most northern waters tonight
and Monday. The winds will ease Monday evening as the system
Weakens.

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