Fog in the Strait of Juan de Fuca

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Satellite view of the Juan de Fuca strait.
A Google Maps image of the Juan de Fuca Strait.

The Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) aboard NASA's GOES-16 satellite captured multiple images of fog rolling into the Juan de Fuca strait. The high-resolution nature of GEOS-16 allows researchers to see small-scale weather features such as "bow shock waves" within the fog travelling down the strait.

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Fog in the Strait of Juan de Fuca
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