Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 03 July 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 40 late Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 03 July 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 03 July 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - southern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 03 July 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 3 July 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PDT 3 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure will remain over offshore waters for the
next few days. Consequently, strong to gale force northwesterly winds
will persist west of Vancouver Island, over Southern Explorer, and
through Johnstone Strait. Gale force winds will develop Saturday
afternoon across the central waters as the ridge strengthens.

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