Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 August 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late this afternoon then becoming north 10 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 20 Thursday morning then diminishing to light Thursday evening.

Showers ending Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 August 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 metre building to 2 near noon then subsiding to 1 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 August 2016
Friday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 31 August 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 1009 mb located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday low 1008 mb located over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating cold front located on a line
north-south over southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today intensifying trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Explorer.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Thursday trough located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.

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