Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2017

Tonight and Monday

Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 Monday evening.

Chance of showers Monday late in the day.

Waves

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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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 22 January 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary high located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening low 974 mb located off Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday departing low 998 mb located off Oregon
Coast.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 PM PST 22 January 2017 An area of intense low pressure located off Explorer is spreading
gale force winds off the west coast of Vancouver Island and Explorer
this evening. This low will fill as it moves southward towards the
California coast on Monday. Meanwhile an Arctic ridge of high
pressure will remain stationary over the Northern BC.

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