Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 near noon then backing to southwest 10 to 20 Monday morning.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 2017

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 this morning.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

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

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Explorer.

At 9:30 a.m. PST today low 995 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening low 1000 mb located over the
Gulf of Alaska.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PST 17 December 2017 A low pressure system will develop over the Gulf of Alaska this
morning. The system will remain near the place during the day and
then weaken this evening. Marginal gale force westerlies will
Prevail over parts of northern waters. The winds will become
Moderate to strong westerlies tonight as the system weakens.

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