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Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 near noon then becoming southeast 10 to 20 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 after midnight and to southeast 30 to 40 overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 Sunday morning then diminishing to southwest 20 Sunday evening.

Showers ending this morning with a risk of thunderstorms. Rain overnight and Sunday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 5 Sunday morning. Seas subsiding to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2020
Monday Wind south 10 to 20 knots backing to easterly 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 20 late in the day.

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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
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Hecate Strait - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PDT 26 September 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today intensifying frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located from Hecate Strait
to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PDT 26 September 2020 An intense Pacific frontal system will approach the offshore waters
from the west this evening and reach the North Coast Sunday
afternoon. Southeast gale to storm force winds will develop ahead of
this system over the northern waters tonight and over the central
waters Sunday. In the wake of the system, winds will shift to strong
to gale force southwesterlies except storm force over Northern Bowie.

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