Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 17 February 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Wind north 20 knots becoming north 10 to 20 late overnight then becoming variable 5 to 15 near noon Monday. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 Monday evening except southeast 10 to 20 near the mainland coast.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 17 February 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 17 February 2019
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind north 20 to 30 knots diminishing to north 10 to 20.
Thursday Wind north 10 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to 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 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 9:30 PM PST 17 February 2019 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening trough located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Bowie.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Monday dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:07 PM PST 17 February 2019 A ridge of high pressure over the B.C. Interior will remain nearly
stationary tonight and a trough of low pressure over the Central
Coast will gradually weaken. Gale force outflow winds through the
mainland inlets will diminish to strong tonight as the trough
weakens.

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