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Hecate Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 July 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 15 to 25 early this morning then backing to southeast 20 to 30 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 after midnight. Wind southeast 10 to 20 Tuesday.

Showers this afternoon tonight and Tuesday. Fog patches dissipating early this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 July 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near noon then subsiding to 1 or less near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 July 2024
Wednesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 15 July 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located from Explorer
to the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located near Hecate Strait.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday approaching low located over the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM PDT 14 July 2024 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, marginal gale force northwesterly
winds will continue over west coast Vancouver Island and Johnstone
Strait and ease after midnight.

Westerly gale force winds will also continue through the Juan de Fuca
strait before easing off overnight.

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