Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots except south 10 to 20 near the mainland coast. Wind becoming west 10 to 20 this morning then diminishing to light early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 5 to 15 Tuesday morning then becoming southeast 10 to 20 Tuesday evening except northeast 10 to 20 near the mainland inlets.
Showers ending early this morning. Rain Tuesday late in the day.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 23 May 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing ridge located on a line north-south
over Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to Haida Gwaii.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday deepening low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low located over northwestern Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:29 AM PDT 23 May 2022 A new low pressure system will approach Explorer on Tuesday. Ahead of
the system, gale force southeasterly winds are expected for Explorer,
West Vancouver Island north, and Queen Charlotte Sound Tuesday
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