Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 December 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots late this morning then backing to northeast 10 to 20 late overnight.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 December 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 December 2016
Friday Wind easterly 35 to 45 knots diminishing to east 20 to 30 in the morning.
Saturday Wind east 20 to 30 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15.
Sunday Wind east 20 to 30 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday deepening frontal system located southwest
of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:05 AM PST 7 December 2016 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior
today and Thursday. Gale force outflow winds are occurring through
mainland inlets with generally light to moderate winds elsewhere for
today. Cold temperatures from the Arctic outflow winds will give a
risk of moderate freezing spray near most mainland inlets.

A strong frontal system will approach Explorer and lie just
Southwest by Thursday morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies
ahead of the system will spread to most South Coast region.

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