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Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 July 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwesterly 5 to 15 knots becoming light late this evening then becoming southerly 5 to 15 Friday afternoon.

Showers ending Friday morning. Risk of thunderstorms this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 July 2019

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 July 2019
Saturday Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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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

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 July 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening ridge located south of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 11:03 AM PDT 18 July 2019 A disturbance will move onto the South Coast early this evening.
Thunderstorms may develop over the southern waters late this
afternoon and in the evening. Over the Strait of Georgia and Howe
Sound, and along west coast Vancouver Island, gusty winds of 30
Knots will accompany the thunderstorms. There is a slight risk of
waterspouts near the thunderstorms. The disturbance will weaken
And move out of the region late this evening.

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