Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 August 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 early this evening then becoming southeast 15 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light early Thursday morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Thursday afternoon.

Rain ending early Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 August 2017
Friday Wind south 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 in the morning.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 August 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1004 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday dissipating low 1008 mb located over
northern Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PDT 23 August 2017 A low will reside over Northern Bowie today resulting in strong to
gale force southerlies over Hecate Strait and westerlies over Bowie.
The low will weaken tonight resulting in easing winds.

Marginal gale force winds can also be expected through Juan de Fuca
strait late this afternoon and tonight.

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