Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind east 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 25 near noon then veering to southeast 15 to 25 Saturday morning.

A few showers ending this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 in the morning.
Monday Wind light becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.

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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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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary frontal system located
over Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary low located southwest
of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 AM PST 20 January 2017 A frontal system will remain over Explorer today through Saturday.
Strong to gale force southeasterly or easterly winds will continue
over most southern and central waters.

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