Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 September 2023
Tonight and Saturday.
Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 after midnight then becoming southeast 10 to 20 Saturday afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 25 Saturday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 22 September 2023 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located over Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening ridge located over BC interior.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located from the
Central Coast to Explorer.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located off Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday weakening trough located over Vancouver
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 PM PDT 22 September 2023 A trough extending from the Central Coast to Explorer will develop
into a low over Southeastern Explorer overnight. The low centre is
expected to cross Vancouver Island Saturday near noon. Gale force
winds are expected to develop near the low tonight then become strong
southerlies over the Strait of Georgia as the low crosses the
Island and weakens.
A deep low pressure system is expected to spread gale to storm force
winds across the BC waters Sunday through Monday.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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