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Hecate Strait - southern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 22 February 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind light increasing to southwest 15 knots early this evening and to southwest 20 to 25 after midnight. Wind veering to west 10 to 20 near noon Friday then backing to southwest 15 to 25 Friday evening.

Showers Friday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 February 2024
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 February 2024
Saturday Wind southwest 10 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 25 in the morning.
Sunday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to south 10 to 15 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
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line east-west over
southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday ridge located on a line east-west over
northern Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening low located over western
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over the Alaska
panhandle.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Friday cold front located on a line east-west
over southern Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Friday frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located from Bowie to
Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PST 22 February 2024 Near midnight, a cold front will give a few hours of gale force
southerwesterlies to extreme northern waters.

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