Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 December 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots today tonight and Wednesday.

A few showers ending near midnight. Rain beginning Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 December 2017

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon then building to 3 to 4 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 December 2017
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 12 December 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today departing frontal system located over
Hecate Strait.

At 7:00 a.m. PST today approaching cold front located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PST 12 December 2017 Another front will approach the offshore waters this morning.
Gale force southerly winds will develop over most northern waters
today ahead of the front and continue into Wednesday.

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