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Hecate Strait - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 September 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northeasterly 10 to 20 knots veering to southeast 10 to 20 late overnight then backing to northeast 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers ending Tuesday afternoon.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 September 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 early this evening then building to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 September 2020
Thursday Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeasterly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 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
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 29 September 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Central Coast.
By 10:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today warm front located on a line east-west
over Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing warm front located over northern

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening cold front located on a line
northwest-southeast over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PDT 28 September 2020 A warm front will cross Bowie tonight and Tuesday. Ahead of the
system, gale force easterly winds have developed over Bowie.
The associated cold front will follow the warm front and approach
Bowie late Tuesday afternoon. Southeasterly gales will develop over
the northern offshore waters late Tuesday afternoon then spread to
central and northern coastal waters Tuesday night.

Strong to gale force outflow winds will develop through Douglas
Channel late Tuesday night with the approaching cold front.

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