Hecate Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 August 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southeast 10 Wednesday morning then increasing to southeast 20 Wednesday afternoon. Wind becoming west 20 Wednesday evening.

Showers ending Wednesday morning. A few showers beginning Wednesday morning and changing to rain Wednesday afternoon and ending Wednesday evening.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 August 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 late this afternoon then building to 2 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 August 2016
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southeast 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 10 knots increasing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Powell River Airport Sechelt Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Vancouver Harbour Vancouver Int'l Airport West Vancouver Port Alberni Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Squamish Airport
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 30 August 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low located over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line north-south
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday trough located over western Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday intensifying trough located over Hecate
Strait extending southeastward.

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