Hecate Strait: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 23 November 2014 Today Tonight and Monday By 5:00 a.m. PST today weakening low located over the North Coast.

At noon PST today ridge located on a line north-south over Langara.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over Vancouver Island.

At 5:00 a.m. PST Monday cold front located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday cold front located near Port Hardy.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 AM PST 23 November 2014 A low will weaken over the Northern Mainland coast this morning.
A second low will cross Northwestern Bowie overnight on its way
To the Alaska Panhandle. A leading cold front will reach
Langara Island by dawn Monday and Cape Scott in the afternoon.

Northwest gales to 45 knots over central waters near the low
Ease as the low weakens today. Westerlies to 35 knots
Are expected through Juan de Fuca strait early this morning.
Winds will ease to moderate to strong westerly over coastal
BC waters later in the day.

Winds will rise again to southeast gales to 45 knots overnight
In advance of the second low.