Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 November 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 after midnight then diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.
Rain beginning overnight.
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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 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over southern
At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located from Hecate Strait
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday low located over northern Vancouver
At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday building ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 AM PST 20 November 2018 A front stretching from Hecate Strait to Southern Explorer will
gradually re-orient its stalled position and lie from the Central
Coast to Southern Explorer by this afternoon. Strong to gale
Force southeasterlies will continue to be generated along the front.
The stalled front will reintensify tonight as a low approaches
Vancouver Island from the south. The low will combine with the
stalled front and this combined system will move eastwards into the
inner South Coast Wednesday afternoon and into the BC Interior by
Wednesday evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will
Continue to be generated along the front.
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