Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 May 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 May 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 May 2017
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 May 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 25 May 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today high 1035 mb located at 48N 145W.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday high 1026 mb located 360 miles west of
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge from high located
over northwestern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM PDT 25 May 2017 A strong ridge of high pressure will remain stalled in a northeast
To southwest line just off Northwestern Bowie and will slowly weaken
through the period.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will continue today off the
west coast of Vancouver Island and over most central and northern
waters. Winds will ease to strong tonight as the ridge weakens.

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