Hecate Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 22 January 2017

Tonight and Monday

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

Chance of showers Monday late in the day.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming south 10 to 20 in the morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 22 January 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening ridge located over northern
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening low 974 mb located off Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday departing low 1000 mb located off Oregon

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM PST 22 January 2017 An intense area of low pressure centred just off the southwestern
corner of Explorer this evening is producing gale force southeast
winds off the west coast of Vancouver Island and over Explorer
This evening. Winds will gradually ease tonight as the low fills
And moves southward towards the California coast on Monday.
Meanwhile an Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain stationary
over the Northern BC Interior and will weaken through tonight
And Monday. Strong to gale force northerly outflow winds through
The Northern Mainland inlets will gradually ease.

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