Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 near noon then becoming southeast 10 to 20 Tuesday morning.

Chance of showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 early this morning and to 1 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2016
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind light becoming northerly 5 to 15 knots late in the day.

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 26 September 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located over southern Hecate
Strait.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located over northern Vancouver
Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 AM PDT 26 September 2016 A cold front over Southern Hecate Strait will move over Northern
Vancouver Island late this afternoon.

Strong to gale force south or southeast winds ahead of
The cold front will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies
In its wake.

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