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Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 October 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots veering to southwest 5 to 15 near midnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Saturday evening.

Showers ending near noon Saturday with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 October 2019

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 October 2019
Sunday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southerly 20 to 25 in the morning.
Monday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 18 October 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located from the Gulf of Alaska to
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located from the Gulf of Alaska
to the South Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 PM PDT 18 October 2019 A trough extending from the Gulf of Alaska to Northern Explorer will
extend southeastwards tonight to lie over the South Coast Saturday
morning.

Moderate to strong west or southwesterlies will prevail over most
marine waters tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
develop over the offshore waters tonight behind trough as it extends
towards the South Coast. Winds will weaken to moderate to strong
northwest winds on Saturday.

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