Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 February 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light becoming southeast 5 to 15 knots near noon then becoming variable 5 to 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to southwesterly 20 near midnight and to northwest 20 to 30 Tuesday morning.

Showers beginning late this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 February 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 February 2019
Wednesday Wind north 20 to 30 knots diminishing to north 10 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind north 10 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PST 18 February 2019 An approaching trough of low pressure will intensify over the North
Coast tonight and stretch across the mainland coast by Tuesday
morning. In the wake of the trough, northwesterly gales will develop
over Bowie tonight then spread to northern and central waters Tuesday
morning and the west coast of Vancouver Island in the afternoon.

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