Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 July 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 15 to 20 early this afternoon then diminishing to southerly 5 to 15 this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 July 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 July 2016
Thursday Wind south 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 30 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 July 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a
line northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 26 July 2016 A nearly stationary ridge of high pressure offshore will slowly build
towards the Central Coast today and Wednesday. Under this pattern,
strong to gale force northwesterly winds will prevail over most
southern waters.

Northwest gales are forecast to develop late in the afternoon and in
the evenings off West Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait.
Westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait will also flirt with gales
in the evenings.

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