Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 August 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 10 near midnight then becoming northwest 5 to 15 Wednesday morning.

Chance of showers changing to rain this morning and ending Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 August 2015

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre or less.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 August 2015
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PDT 4 August 2015 A ridge of high pressure offshore will give strong to gale force
westerlies through Juan de Fuca Strait this afternoon. These winds
will gradually ease overnight.

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