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Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind south 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 early this evening. Wind easterly 20 to 30 Sunday.

Showers ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2021
Monday Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 in the morning then becoming south 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming south 20 to 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots becoming south 20 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 4:00 PM PDT 23 October 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located southwest of
Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located west of Vancouver
Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday low 952 mb located southwest of Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday low 958 mb located over southwestern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:19 AM PDT 23 October 2021 A departing system is currently generating strong to gale
Force southeast winds through the Strait of Georgia. As the system
dissipates the winds will ease this afternoon.

The next system will approach Explorer tonight. A strong front
associated with an exceptionally deep low pressure system will
produce gale to hurricane force easterly winds over the southern
offshore waters Sunday. Through the inner South Coast winds
Will rise gale force southeasterly Sunday.

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