Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 December 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 10 to 15 this morning then becoming variable 5 to 15 this evening. Wind becoming northeast 10 to 15 overnight then increasing to north 25 to 35 Tuesday morning.

A few showers beginning early this morning and ending Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 December 2017

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon and to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 December 2017
Wednesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind north 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 December 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 18 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today deepening low 1014 mb located at 44N 133W.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 1000 mb located over northern
Washington State.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 1007 mb located at 57N 140W.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening low 1014 mb located over northern
Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PST 18 December 2017

Pacific - South Coast Area

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