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Hecate Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 25 January 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 early this afternoon then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late this evening. Wind backing to northeast 15 to 25 Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 January 2021

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 January 2021
Wednesday Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to northeast 5 to 10 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 25 January 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located northwest of the
offshore waters.
By 3:00 p.m. PST today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday weakening frontal system located on a
line northwest-southeast over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM PST 25 January 2021 A frontal system will move towards Bowie this evening then slide
southeastward overnight. The front will stall over Explorer in a
northwest to southeast line by Tuesday morning then weaken Tuesday
afternoon.

Winds will increase to gale force southeast this evening over the
offshore waters. Winds will increase to gale to storm force southeast
Tuesday morning over the southern waters.

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