Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 September 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind north 15 to 25 knots except light over eastern sections. Wind becoming north 15 to 20 early Saturday morning then diminishing to northwest 10 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 September 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 September 2018
Sunday Wind northwesterly 15 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 21 September 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1005 mb located over southern Explorer.
By 3:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening low located near Tofino.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday approaching ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 21 September 2018 A low pressure centre continues to slowly track across Southern
Explorer and will weaken tonight as it nears Tofino. Strong to gale
force winds in vicinity of the low will continue into early this
evening.

A ridge of high pressure will advance on offshore waters following
the low. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds are forecast over
outer-coastal waters tonight.

Winds will ease somewhat Saturday morning as the advancing ridge
settles over coast waters.

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