Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 25 this afternoon then diminishing to easterly 10 to 15 Sunday morning.
Periods of drizzle ending late this morning. Fog patches dissipating early this morning.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 28 January 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located over Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing trough located southwest of
At 4:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northeastern
By 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over BC interior.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:42 AM PST 28 January 2023 A trough over Southern Vancouver Island will slowly move southward
today while a ridge remains offshore. Strong to gale force northerly
winds will persist over southern coastal waters and Explorer between
these two features.
Meanwhile, a strong ridge of high pressure will continue to move into
the British Columbia Interior today. Strong to gale force outflow
winds in the mainland inlets will intensify to gale to storm force as
the ridge strengthens today.
Winds will diminish late in the day Sunday as the high over the
interior eventually merges with the ridge offshore to become a broad
area of high pressure over the marine district.
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