Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 17 December 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 Monday evening.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 17 December 2017

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 17 December 2017
Tuesday Wind light increasing to north 25 to 35 knots in the morning.
Wednesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind north 15 to 25 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 17 December 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over southern
Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located south of Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 998 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday weakening low 1014 mb located over
northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM PST 17 December 2017 A low pressure system over the Gulf of Alaska will gradually move
southward tonight while weakening. Strong to gale force westerlies
will prevail over Bowie late this evening. The winds will become
moderate to strong westerlies overnight as the system weakens.

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