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Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 04 March 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots backing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon then veering to north 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday evening.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 5 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 04 March 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 04 March 2024
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind west 20 knots increasing to southeast 35.
Friday Wind south 45 knots diminishing to variable 15.

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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
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 4 March 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located on a line east-west over
southern Vancouver Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing trough located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located over northwestern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Bowie.

By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday approaching trough located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM PST 4 March 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the interior and a broad trough over
the South Coast will combine to give gale force outflow winds to
Douglas Channel, Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central Coast early
today.

These outflow winds combined with cold temperatures will generate
freezing spray in Douglas Channel and a risk of freezing spray near
the other mainland inlets this morning.

On Tuesday, a trough will approach the offshore waters from the west,
generating strong to gale force southerlies in the evening.

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