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Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 27 January 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northeast 5 to 15 near noon Thursday then veering to southeast 5 to 15 early Thursday evening.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 January 2021

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 January 2021
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 in the morning then diminishing to south 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 20 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 27 January 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located from the Alaska panhandle
to Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday weakening trough located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM PST 27 January 2021 A ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior. Strong to
gale force outflow winds will prevail through the coastal mainland
inlets through Thursday morning.

Moderate freezing spray will develop through Douglas Channel this
evening and continue through Thursday morning.

A frontal system will approach the offshore waters late Thursday.
Ahead of the front, southerly gales will develop over Bowie Thursday
evening.

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