Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Wind south 20 to 30 knots veering to westerly 15 to 25 this afternoon then becoming westerly 15 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southerly 20 to 30 Thursday evening.
Rain beginning near noon and ending early Thursday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 23 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1004 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday dissipating low 1008 mb located over
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:27 AM PDT 23 August 2017 A low will reside over Northern Bowie today resulting in strong to
gale force southerlies over Hecate Strait and westerlies over Bowie.
The low will weaken tonight resulting in easing winds.
Marginal gale force winds can also be expected through Juan de Fuca
strait late this afternoon and tonight.
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