Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 October 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late this evening then becoming southeast 5 to 15 near noon Sunday.

Chance of showers this morning with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 October 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 October 2016
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 30 knots becoming west 20 to 30.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 1 October 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low located over southern
Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday low located off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 30 September 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of offshore waters combined with a low
pressure system over Southern Bowie has developed northerly gales
across Bowie. These winds will gradually ease to strong northeast
winds tonight as the low moves southwards.

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