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Hecate Strait - southern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 03 March 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots backing to north 15 to 25 this afternoon then to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Monday.

Flurries ending this evening.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 03 March 2024
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 03 March 2024
Tuesday Wind north 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to southeast 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind west 20 knots increasing to southeast 30.

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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 10:30 AM PST 3 March 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low located off Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday departing low located over the South Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
BC interior.

By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday approaching ridge located northwest
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:15 AM PST 3 March 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the interior and a broad low pressure
system offshore will combine to give gale force outflow winds to
Douglas Channel, Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central Coast
Tonight and Sunday.

These strong outflow winds combined with cold temperatures will
generate freezing spray in Douglas Channel tonight and a risk of
freezing spray near the other inlets.

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