Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 29 July 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 late overnight then becoming northwest 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 July 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 July 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 29 July 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PDT 29 July 2016 A nearly stationary ridge of high pressure extends from well
Offshore toward Haida Gwaii. Under this pattern, strong to
Gale force northwesterly winds will prevail over most southern
waters.

Gale force northwesterlies off west coast Vancouver Island and
southeastern half of Explorer will continue through Saturday.
The strong northwesterlies through Johnstone Strait will rise to gale
force this afternoon. Northwesterlies will also rise to marginal gale
force in the Southern Strait of Georgia tonight. Westerly winds
through Juan de Fuca Strait will rise to marginal gales this evening.

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