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Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 05 December 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to 15 early this evening then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 early Tuesday morning then backing to southwest 10 to 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Periods of drizzle beginning overnight changing to rain Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 05 December 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 05 December 2022
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots increasing to south 45 in the morning then diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 10 to 20 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 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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Ice Conditions

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 5 December 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough located west of Vancouver Island.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday dissipating trough located west of
Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today high located west of Bowie.
By 2:00 p.m. PST Tuesday departing high located southwest of
Explorer.

At 11:00 p.m. PST Tuesday approaching cold front located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 5 December 2022 An Arctic ridge of high pressure over the British Columbia Interior
is creating gale force northeasterly outflow winds through the
mainland inlets along the North Coast. Winds are expected to weaken
later this morning.

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