Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 04 December 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 early this afternoon then increasing to northeasterly 15 to 25 near midnight.

A few showers ending early Monday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 04 December 2016

Hecate Strait - northern half

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

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Monday Seas 5 metres subsiding to 4 this afternoon and to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 04 December 2016
Tuesday Wind northeasterly 15 to 25 knots veering to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southeast 35 to 45.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 4 December 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 11:00 a.m. PST today low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday weakening low 1018 mb located over
southern Bowie.

At 11:00 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday quasi-stationary high located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:09 AM PST 4 December 2016 A low pressure centre over the Gulf of Alaska will move southward
And reach Bowie by evening. Gale force westerly or northwesterly
winds will continue over parts of central and northern waters today
and tonight. The gale force winds will spread to southern offshore
waters on Monday.

A ridge of high pressure over Northern Vancouver Island will weaken
this evening. Strong to marginal gale force westerly or northwesterly
winds will continue over parts of the inner south coastal waters
through this afternoon.

A ridge of high pressure will build over the BC Interior on Monday.
This system in combination with a low pressure system over the BC
waters will produce gale force outflow winds through the mainland
inlets.

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