Hecate Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 March 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots veering to north 10 to 15 Wednesday morning then diminishing to light near noon Wednesday. Wind becoming northeast 5 to 15 Wednesday evening.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 March 2018

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 March 2018
Thursday Wind north 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind westerly 15 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 March 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 1006 mb located over the northeastern
Gulf of Alaska.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday deepening low 1000 mb located over
central Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 20 March 2018 A low pressure centre over the Eastern Gulf of Alaska will move
southwards to lie over Central Bowie by late Wednesday afternoon.
Strong to gale force northwest winds will prevail over northern
Bowie until the low moves south of the region.

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