Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 August 2017
Friday Wind south 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 in the morning.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

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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
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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
northern Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 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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