Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 January 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast 10 to 20 early this morning then backing to northwest 15 to 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 5 to 15 Tuesday morning then becoming southeast 5 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 January 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 January 2015
Wednesday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeast 5 to 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today warm front located over Cape St. James
extending southwestward.
By 1:00 p.m. PST today warm front located over Hecate Strait
extending southwestward.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located west of Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 1002 mb located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PST 26 January 2015 A low pressure centre is approaching the offshore waters and will
move over Northern Explorer near noon. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low will develop late morning
And then shift to strong northwesterlies in its wake.

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