Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 July 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots late this afternoon and to southeast 20 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 25 Friday afternoon.

A few showers beginning this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 July 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 July 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 July 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located from the
Central Coast to Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching low located off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:19 AM PDT 27 July 2017 A ridge of high pressure over Haida Gwaii will remain stationary
On a line from the Central Coast to Southern Explorer tonight and
Friday. Ahead of the ridge, gale force westerlies will develop
Late this afternoon over Central Juan de Fuca Strait and ease
overnight.

An approaching low will lie off Bowie by late Friday afternoon.
Ahead of the low, gale force southeasterlies will develop over the
offshore waters Friday afternoon.

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