Hecate Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 August 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 early this evening then becoming southwest 20 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

A few showers changing to rain early this evening and ending Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 August 2017

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late this evening then subsiding to 1 or less Sunday morning.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 late this evening then subsiding to 1 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 August 2017
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots backing to south 20.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 19 August 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over the northern
offshore waters.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located over Hecate Strait.

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