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Hecate Strait - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast 15 this afternoon then diminishing to light near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 overnight and to southeast 20 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Sunday afternoon.

Periods of rain Sunday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 Sunday morning and to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2020
Monday Wind south 20 to 30 knots becoming southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 24 October 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over northern BC
interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located west of Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating trough located west of
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located over Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:16 AM PDT 24 October 2020 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will persist today
Then gradually tonight through Sunday. Gale force northeasterly
outflow winds will continue today through the mainland inlets of BC
coasts. The outflow winds through the northern and central mainland
inlets will weaken to strong tonight and to light on Sunday morning.
Outflow winds over the southern mainland inlets will persist through
tonight and weaken on Sunday.

A frontal system will move onto Bowie early Sunday morning then
Cross the northern waters through the day. Southeast gales will
develop ahead of the front and shift to strong to gale force
southwesterly in its wake.

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