Hecate Strait - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 04 May 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots backing to northeast 15 near noon then to northwest 5 to 15 near midnight.

A few showers ending late overnight.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 May 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early this morning then subsiding to 1 or less near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 May 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15.
Friday Wind light.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 4 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located on a line north-south
over Vancouver.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1005 mb located over northwestern
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 1010 mb located near Port Hardy.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 AM PDT 4 May 2015 A weak Pacific cold front will move across Northern Vancouver Island
this morning and then across Southern Vancouver Island this
afternoon. Winds will likely reach gale force southeast near the
headlands of west coast Vancouver Island for a couple hours late this
morning. Winds will also reach near gale force westerly through Juan
de Fuca Strait late this afternoon.

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