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Hecate Strait - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 April 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind southerly 10 to 15 Wednesday.

Rain changing to showers this afternoon.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 April 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less early Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 April 2024
Thursday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots backing to northerly 10 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 30.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located from Hecate Strait
to Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located from the
Central Coast to Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located over western Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening low located over northern
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:14 AM PDT 23 April 2024 A weakening cold front over Hecate Strait will move onto Northern
Vancouver Island today. Strong southerlies ahead of the front
Shift to moderate to strong southwesterlies behind it.

The associated low centre will drift across Bowie today. Westerly
gales over Southern Bowie will ease late this afternoon.

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