Hecate Strait - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 March 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots veering to southerly 15 to 20 early this afternoon then diminishing to southerly 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday morning then becoming northwest 15 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain ending Wednesday evening.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 March 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 early this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 March 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind south 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 March 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday departing low located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 28 March 2017 A nearly stationary front over Vancouver Island is producing strong
to gale force southeast winds over the southern waters and the
Central Coast. Winds will drop below gale force this afternoon but
remain strong this evening.

A low will approach the southern waters Wednesday morning and move
across Vancouver Island Wednesday afternoon. Marginal southeast gales
will develop along the western coast of Vancouver Island early on
Wednesday. Southeast gales will redevelop over Northern Strait of
Georgia as well early on Wednesday.

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