Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 21 January 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots veering to southwest 25 after midnight then diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Monday evening.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 January 2018

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 in the morning then becoming southwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind light increasing to northwest 15 to 25 knots late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 21 January 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located over the Outer Coast.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Monday departing trough located over the Coast
Mountains.

At 10:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching low 992 mb located 100 miles
southwest of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PST 21 January 2018 A trough of low pressure along the outer coast this evening will move
through the coast overnight. Moderate to strong southerlies ahead of
the trough will veer to strong southwest in its wake with some gale
force winds expected, mainly over the offshore waters and the western
half of Dixon Entrance.

A developing low pressure system will reach Explorer late Monday
night, bringing gale to storm force southeast winds over most waters
by Tuesday morning.

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