Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 19 October 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 20 knots backing to southwest 15 Friday morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Friday evening.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late this evening and to 2 to 3 early Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017
Saturday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 in the morning then diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots becoming southeast 35 to 45.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 19 October 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday ridge located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over the Coast Mountains.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT Friday approaching frontal system located off
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PDT 19 October 2017 In the wake of a low, marginal gale force northwesterlies over the
offshore and northern waters will diminish late this evening.

An approaching frontal system will track across the offshore waters
Friday night. Ahead of the front, southeast gales will develop
Over the offshore waters Friday evening and spread to central
And northern waters overnight.

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