Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 July 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 this morning then becoming light this afternoon. Wind increasing to southerly 10 to 20 overnight then becoming northwest 15 to 25 near noon Thursday.

Chance of showers Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 July 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 July 2015
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 1 July 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Langara.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over western Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located over western
Bowie.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Thursday dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 AM PDT 1 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure just off Haida Gwaii this morning will drift
slowly eastward to lie in a northeast to southwest line over Queen
Charlotte Sound tonight. A weakening cold front will reach Bowie this
afternoon and will dissipate as it crosses Haida Gwaii on Thursday
morning. The ridge will then rebuild over Bowie later in the day
Thursday.

Widespread strong northwest winds will continue over most southern
and central waters today and Thursday. Winds will reach gale force
west of Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait. The
approaching front will bring gale force southerlies over the western
portions of Bowie this afternoon.

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