Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 February 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northerly 10 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain ending early Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 February 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 February 2019
Thursday Wind north 10 to 20 knots increasing to south 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 19 February 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday building ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching ridge located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PST 19 February 2019 A trough of low pressure stretching across the mainland coast will
remain nearly stationary tonight and Wednesday. The trough in
combination with a broad ridge of high pressure in the Eastern
Pacific will continue to generate northwesterly gales across the
outer waters tonight. The ridge will approach the northern waters
On Wednesday resulting in winds easing to moderate to strong
northerlies. The ridge with these lighter winds will progress
Towards the central waters late Wednesday and then to the southern
waters by Thursday morning.

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