Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots except south 15 to 20 over northern sections Saturday.

A few showers ending Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 2017

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots backing to southeast 20 to 30.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 18 August 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 5:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM PDT 18 August 2017 A ridge of high pressure offshore extending northeast to southwest
will build through Explorer tonight and extend through the central
waters Saturday morning.

Moderate to strong northwest winds will prevail for most of the South
Coast except for strong to marginal gale force westerlies that are
expected through Juan de Fuca Strait tonight.

North of the ridge, strong west or southwesterly winds will
Prevail.

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