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Hecate Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 May 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light near noon then increasing to southerly 10 to 20 late this afternoon. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 near noon Monday.

Showers beginning this evening changing to rain Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 May 2024

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 May 2024
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20.
Thursday Wind south 20 knots increasing to northwest 25.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 May 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Port Hardy.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday trough located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PDT 19 May 2024 A ridge of high pressure over Haida Gwaii will reach the central
waters late today. Moderate to strong northwest winds are occurring
ahead of the ridge.

Strong northwesterly winds off the west coast of Vancouver Island
will rise to marginal gale force immediately to the northwest of
Estevan Point this evening.

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