Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 December 2016
Tonight and Thursday
Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots backing to northeast 10 to 20 late overnight.
Temperatures near plus 1.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 7 December 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight deepening frontal system located southwest
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located over Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 PM PST 7 December 2016 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior
this evening and Thursday. Gale force outflow winds are occurring
through mainland inlets. Storm force outflow winds will develop
through mainland inlets through tonight. Cold temperatures from the
Arctic outflow winds will give a risk of moderate freezing spray near
most mainland inlets.
A strong frontal system will approach Explorer and lie just
Southwest by Thursday morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies
ahead of the system will spread to most South Coast regions.
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