Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 April 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 early Thursday morning.

Chance of showers tonight and Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 April 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 April 2017
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.
Sunday Wind southwest 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 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 9:30 PM PDT 26 April 2017 Tonight and Thursday By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing low located off the Alaska
panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday ridge located over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:32 PM PDT 26 April 2017 A low pressure system near the Alaskan Panhandle will continue to
weaken tonight. Gale force westerlies over Northern Bowie will ease
to widespread strong westerlies by Thursday morning.

Marginal gale force westerlies through Juan de Fuca will ease to
strong winds near midnight.

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