Hecate Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 March 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 10 to 20 Saturday morning.

A few showers beginning Saturday morning.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 March 2018

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 March 2018
Sunday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 March 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 999 mb located west of Explorer.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Saturday departing low 1004 mb located south
of Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday trough located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PDT 23 March 2018 An area of low pressure at the surface and aloft will lie west of
Explorer today and will be drifting slowly southeastward to lie off
the Oregon coast by Saturday afternoon. The upper low is bringing
very unstable air over the South Coast and will produce isolated
thunderstorms over a good part of the southern waters today. A
waterspout watch is also in effect for the inner South Coast, valid
through this afternoon. Winds will remain mostly light to moderate
but strong to gale force southeasterlies currently over the inner
South Coast will ease later in the day.

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