Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 June 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 early this evening then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 near noon Monday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 June 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 June 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind variable 10 knots increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport Bonilla Island
Ice Conditions

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 25 June 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located over southern Vancouver
Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located over BC interior.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located over the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM PDT 25 June 2017 A trough of low pressure extending from Washington state to Southern
Vancouver Island this afternoon will shift inland this evening while
a ridge of high pressure builds over the offshore waters.

Light winds through Juan de Fuca Strait will shift to strong to gale
force westerlies this evening as the trough moves inland. Elsewhere,
northwest winds will increase tonight as the ridge builds. Marginal
gale force northwest winds have developed off Central Vancouver
Island and strong winds will rise to gale force through Johnstone
Strait early this evening.

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