Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 August 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southwesterly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 near noon Tuesday then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 Tuesday evening.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 August 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 August 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 31 August 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located over central Vancouver
Island.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northwestern Washington State.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 992 mb located over the northern Alaska
panhandle.
By 6:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday weakening low 998 mb located over eastern
Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PDT 31 August 2015 A broad area of low pressure extending from a low centre off the
Northern Alaskan Panhandle is affecting the BC coast tonight. The low
centre will drift southwards to lie off the central BC coast on
Tuesday afternoon.

Strong to gale force west or northwest winds will continue over the
offshore waters as the low centre moves southwards. As the low moves
over the BC coast on Tuesday southerly winds will increase over most
South Coast waters.

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