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Hecate Strait - southern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning near midnight changing to showers near noon Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2024
Wednesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots veering to southwest 15 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 AM PDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today approaching frontal system located over
the offshore waters.

At 1:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 22 April 2024 A frontal band will enter the offshore waters near noon giving
southeast gales before reaching Haida Gwaii by midnight. As the
frontal band continues to Progress Hecate and Dixon east we can
expect a brief period of southerly gales Tuesday morning.

Westerly gales over Southern Bowie Tuesday morning as the low
pressure center lingers over Northern Bowie.

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