Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 August 2022
Tonight and Thursday.
Wind light increasing to northwest 10 to 20 knots this evening then becoming northwest 15 to 25 early Thursday morning. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 Thursday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 17 August 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located over the South Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located from the
North Coast to the South Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 PM PDT 17 August 2022 A trough developing along the South Coast today will remain in place
through Thursday. Strong to gale force northwest winds will develop
off the northwest coast of Vancouver Island later this evening and
continue into Thursday.
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