Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 September 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind southeast 15 knots veering to southwest 15 this morning except southeast 15 to 20 near the coast. Wind becoming southerly 20 to 25 early this evening then backing to southeast 25 to 30 near noon Sunday.
A few showers changing to rain Sunday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 23 September 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching trough located over northwestern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:32 AM PDT 23 September 2017 A quasi-stationary ridge of high pressure over Queen Charlotte Sound
will weaken today through Sunday. A trough of low pressure will
approach Northwestern Explorer on Sunday afternoon spreading strong
to gale force southwesterly winds into the region.
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