Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 27 February 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind north 20 to 25 knots diminishing to north 15 Saturday morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 early Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2015

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 late overnight.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind north 20 to 30 knots diminishing to north 10 to 20.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 27 February 2015 Tonight and Saturday By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PST 27 February 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the B.C. Interior is producing strong
to gale force northeasterly outflow winds through the coastal
mainland inlets.

A low pressure system over the Washington coast will continue to
drift southward tonight. To the north of the low, a band of gale
force northeasterly winds has developed over the central waters and
Explorer. These winds will gradually diminish tonight as the low
departs.

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