Hecate Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 March 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light near noon then increasing to southwest 15 late this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Tuesday morning.

Chance of showers changing to a few showers after midnight and ending Tuesday morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 March 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 March 2018
Wednesday Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots backing to southerly 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind north 10 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to 15.
Friday Wind light becoming west 15 knots late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 March 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:11 AM PDT 19 March 2018 A cold front will track southwards across northern waters on
Tuesday and lie over Cape Scott by the afternoon. In its wake,
marginal gale force northwesterlies will develop over Northern Bowie
early Tuesday morning.

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