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Hecate Strait - southern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 May 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this morning then backing to west 10 to 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light overnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 30 Thursday evening.

Rain overnight and Thursday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 May 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 May 2024
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 20 to 30.

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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 4:00 AM PDT 22 May 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located from Explorer to
the North Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday trough located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 AM PDT 22 May 2024 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, gale force northwesterlies over
waters west of Vancouver Island will ease today.

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