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Hecate Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 May 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light near noon then increasing to southerly 10 to 20 late this afternoon. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 near noon Monday.

Showers beginning this evening changing to rain Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 May 2024

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 May 2024
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20.
Thursday Wind south 20 knots increasing to northwest 25.

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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 Georgia Strait - 46303 English Bay – 46304 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
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 May 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Port Hardy.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday trough located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PDT 19 May 2024 A ridge of high pressure over Haida Gwaii will reach the central
waters late today. Moderate to strong northwest winds are occurring
ahead of the ridge.

Strong northwesterly winds off the west coast of Vancouver Island
will rise to marginal gale force immediately to the northwest of
Estevan Point this evening.

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