Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 19 January 2017

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind westerly 15 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind backing to northeast 15 to 25 Friday morning.

A few showers ending Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 10:00 AM PST 19 January 2017
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 25.
Monday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots veering to southeast 10 to 15 late in the day.

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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
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 19 January 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today departing trough located over the South
Coast.

At 5:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over the South Coast.
By 5:00 a.m. PST Friday ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 5:00 a.m. PST Friday frontal system located over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PST 19 January 2017 A weak trough currently over the central and South Coast will move
inland to be replaced by a weak ridge early tomorrow. This ridge
Will also push into the BC Interior and a frontal system will
Move to lie over the South Coast midday Friday. In advance of
This larger system, gale force southeasterly or easterly winds will
develop over parts of the southern and central waters tonight
Through Friday.

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