Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 May 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 early this evening except northeast 10 to 20 near the mainland inlets. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 near midnight then becoming north 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind northwest 5 to 15 Wednesday.
Showers this afternoon tonight and Wednesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 24 May 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located over northwestern Explorer.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low located over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 10:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching low located southwest
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:30 AM PDT 24 May 2022 A low pressure system will move through Northern Explorer today and
come to rest over Queen Charlotte Sound overnight. The low will then
weaken and move onto the Central Coast on Wednesday evening.
Ahead of the low, gale force southeasterly winds are expected and
particularly along the line from Estevan Point to the Vancouver
Island headlands this evening.
The next low that will move through BC waters starts approaching
Southwest Explorer Wednesday night.
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