Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 February 2015

Tonight and Friday

Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 20 to 30 near midnight.

Periods of rain ending this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 February 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 February 2015
Saturday Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind north 15 to 25 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 26 February 2015 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1013 mb located over Queen Charlotte
Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday low 1007 mb located south of Cape Flattery.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PST 26 February 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the B.C. Interior will bring strong to
gale force northeasterly outflow winds near the mainland inlets of
the North Coast through Friday.

A low pressure centre over near Cape Scott will reach the Washington
Central Coast tomorrow morning. In the wake of the low, strong to
gale force north to northeasterly winds will develop Friday morning
over the offshore waters and the central and northern waters. Also, a
marginal gale force outflow from the Fraser Valley will develop late
Friday night.

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