Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 June 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 early Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 June 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 June 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 29 June 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 29 June 2015 A strong ridge of high pressure building across the offshore waters
will be the dominant weather pattern tonight. Widespread moderate to
strong northwest winds will continue across most marine regions. Gale
force westerlies through Juan de Fuca Strait will ease to strong
winds late tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected
to develop this evening west of Vancouver Island.

The ridge will continue to generate widespread strong northwest winds
Tuesday for most marine regions. Gales will persist west of Vancouver
Island and spread to Southern Explorer. Strong west to northwest
winds through Juan de Fuca Strait and Johnstone Strait will increase
to gales in the afternoon.

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