Hecate Strait - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 12 October 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25 Tuesday morning then becoming southwest 15 Tuesday evening.

A few showers.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 12 October 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 12 October 2015
Wednesday Wind northeasterly 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 12 October 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over western Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday dissipating trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape St. James.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM PDT 12 October 2015 An approaching trough of low pressure will move across Bowie
Tonight and Haida Gwaii on Tuesday. Ahead of the front, gale force
southerlies over Bowie will spread to northern waters overnight and
Tuesday morning. In its wake, winds will ease to moderate to strong
westerly on Tuesday.

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