Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 04 August 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 10 near midnight then becoming northwest 5 to 15 late Wednesday morning. Wind becoming light Wednesday evening.

Rain ending Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 04 August 2015

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre or less.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 04 August 2015
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 4 August 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 4 August 2015 A ridge of high pressure to the west of Vancouver Island is giving
strong to gale force westerlies through Juan de Fuca Strait this
evening. These winds will gradually ease overnight.

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