Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 November 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 early this morning then diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 early this afternoon. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 early this evening then becoming easterly 10 to 20 after midnight. Wind increasing to easterly 20 to 30 Thursday morning then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 Thursday afternoon. Wind becoming westerly 10 to 20 Thursday evening.
Rain changing to showers tonight and Thursday then to rain Thursday afternoon.
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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 21 November 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located over southwestern Explorer.
By 1:00 p.m. PST today departing low located over southern Hecate
At 1:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday ridge located over BC interior.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday low located near Haida Gwaii.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight cold front from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday cold front from low located from Hecate
Strait to Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:48 AM PST 21 November 2018 A frontal system will continue to generate gale to storm force
southeasterlies this morning over most central and southern waters.
The system will move eastwards today with the southeast winds
shifting to strong to gale force northerwesterlies for areas
immediately in its wake.
As the system departs into the BC Interior, a ridge will build
This afternoon causing winds to quickly ease below gales for
All marine regions.
The next frontal system will approach the offshore waters tonight.
The system will generate gale force southeasterlies across Explorer
this evening then spread to the coastal waters Thursday.
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