Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 07 July 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30 late this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 07 July 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 07 July 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming southerly 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

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Issued 9:30 PM PDT 7 July 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located off Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM PDT 7 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure well offshore will continue to give marginal
gale force northwesterlies over west coast Haida Gwaii this evening.
These winds will spread to Southern Hecate Strait and Queen Charlotte
Sound overnight and Wednesday morning as the ridge shifts westward.

Strong northwesterly winds have developed through Johnstone Strait.
Winds will rise to gale force later this evening and diminish
overnight.

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