Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 01 September 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind north 10 to 20 knots backing to northwest 15 to 25 late overnight then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 early Wednesday evening.

Showers ending early Wednesday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 September 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 September 2015
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming north 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 1 September 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 998 mb located over Queen Charlotte
Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening low 1002 mb located over the
Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday quasi-stationary trough located on a
line northwest-southeast over the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PDT 1 September 2015 A low pressure centre over Queen Charlotte Sound this evening will
move eastwards to lie over the Central Coast overnight.

Strong to gale force west or northwest winds will continue over the
northern and central waters with increasing southerly winds over
southern waters as the low moves towards the Central Coast. Strong to
gale force westerly winds will develop tonight through Juan de Fuca
strait.

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