Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 August 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 late this afternoon then becoming northwest 10 to 20 late this evening. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 August 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 August 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.

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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
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 August 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over the North Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1016 mb located north of Bowie.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating low 1020 mb located near the
Alaska panhandle.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:06 AM PDT 17 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure building over the offshore waters today will
give a northwesterly flow for much of the southern waters.

Marginal northwesterly gale force winds will maintain themselves off
the west coast of Vancouver Island until Saturday afternoon.
After diminishing briefly during the afternoon, winds are expected to
return to marginal gales by Saturday night.

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