Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 21 September 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind northwest 15 to 20 Saturday.

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 - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 21 September 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 1005 mb located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 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 9:06 PM PDT 21 September 2018 A low pressure centre continues to slowly track across Southern
Explorer and will weaken tonight as it nears Tofino. In the wake of
the low, gale force northwesterlies over Explorer - south will
diminish overnight as a ridge of high pressure approaches the
offshore waters.

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