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Hecate Strait - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 May 2022

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 early this afternoon then becoming west 15 to 25 after midnight. Wind becoming west 10 to 20 early Monday morning then diminishing to light Monday afternoon.

Rain this afternoon and this evening.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 May 2022
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 1 or less near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 May 2022
Tuesday Wind light becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming northerly 10 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 May 2022 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Monday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over eastern Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing frontal system located over
Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PDT 22 May 2022 Ahead of a frontal system over Bowie, southeast winds will rise to
strong to marginal gale force west of Haida Gwaii late this morning.
Strong to marginal gale force southeast winds are also expected for
Northern Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance East this afternoon and
early evening. Winds will veer to strong westerlies in the wake of
the front late today.

Extensive fog and stratus blankets the outer waters this morning but
will dissipate today as the frontal system passes.

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