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Hecate Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 May 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early Tuesday morning.

Showers Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 May 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 May 2021
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 17 May 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing frontal system located near
Victoria.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located over Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing low located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located off the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:39 PM PDT 17 May 2021 A trough of low pressure crossing Vancouver Island tonight will give
gale force westerly winds to southern sections of West Vancouver
Island and Juan de Fuca Strait overnight. The crossing trough will
also bring a risk of thunderstorms to these regions. The gale force
winds will ease early Tuesday morning.

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