Hecate Strait - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 22 February 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to northeasterly 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind northeasterly 15 to 25 Saturday.

Showers ending early Saturday morning.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 February 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 February 2019
Sunday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northeast 30 to 40.
Tuesday Wind northeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 22 February 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 1004 mb located over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday weakening low 1011 mb located southwest
of Cape Scott.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday building ridge located over northern
BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday quasi-stationary ridge located over BC

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM PST 23 February 2019 A ridge of high pressure over the Northern BC Interior this morning
will extend to Southern BC Interior tonight. Strong outflow winds
through the mainland inlets of the North Coast will strengthen to
gale force today and spread to the South Coast overnight.

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