Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 22 November 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southerly 5 to 15 near noon then becoming variable 5 to 15 late this afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 15 late overnight then increasing to southwesterly 20 to 30 Thursday evening.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 November 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 November 2017
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southerly 10 to 20.
Sunday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots backing to northerly 10 to 20.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 22 November 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday By 10:30 a.m. PST today dissipating frontal system located over
the Central Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located southwest of
Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening frontal system located from
the Central Coast to Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located off Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located off Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:11 AM PST 22 November 2017 A frontal system over the Central Coast will continue to weaken
today. Gale force outflow winds over Dixon east will diminish near
noon. A second front will move up from southwest of Explorer to lie
over Queen Charlotte Sound this evening. Southerly gales over
Explorer and the west coast of Vancouver Island will spread to
central waters this afternoon.

A third approaching frontal system will track across the offshore
waters Thursday night. Ahead of the front, southerly gales will
develop over the offshore waters Thursday evening then spread to
central and northern waters overnight.

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