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Hecate Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 13 April 2024

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots backing to southwest 5 to 15 early Sunday morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late Sunday afternoon.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 April 2024
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 April 2024
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 late in the day.

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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 Georgia Strait - 46303 English Bay – 46304 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
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 13 April 2024 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over Haida Gwaii extending
southwestward.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening ridge located over the Central
Coast extending southwestward.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Monday ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Monday ridge located over the western offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM PDT 13 April 2024 A ridge of high pressure from Haida Gwaii to Northern Explorer will
spread moderate to strong northerlies across southern waters tonight
except gale force northwest over West Vancouver Island south of
Brooks Peninsula and northwest of Estevan Point this evening.

Winds will strengthen to strong to gale force northerlies to West
Vancouver Island south and Juan de Fuca Strait late Sunday afternoon.

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