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Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 December 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to northerly 20 to 30 late this afternoon then diminishing to northerly 10 to 20 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain today and this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 December 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 December 2019
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.
Tuesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 20.

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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 4:00 AM PST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located southwest of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line east-west over
northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 AM PST 6 December 2019 A low pressure system will remain quasi stationary west of Explorer
today with trough extending from the low to Explorer and the Central
Coast. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop over
Southern Explorer and waters west of Vancouver Island this morning
then weaken to moderate to strong in the evening.

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