Hecate Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 March 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind south 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early this evening then diminishing to northeast 5 to 15 early Friday morning.

A few showers ending early Friday morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 March 2018

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 March 2018
Saturday Wind west 10 to 15 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 5 to 10 knots increasing to south 10 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind south 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 March 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today dissipating low located over southeastern

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Tofino.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 1:16 PM PDT 22 March 2018 Gale force westerly winds over eastern sections of Juan de Fuca
strait will persist for the remainder of the day as a cold front
crosses the region. The gale force winds will shift to strong
southeasterly this evening.

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