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Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 December 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light near noon then increasing to southeast 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 near midnight and to southeast 25 to 35 Monday morning.

Periods of drizzle Monday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 December 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 Monday morning and to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 December 2019
Tuesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind south 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 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 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

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 December 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PST 8 December 2019 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters late this
afternoon. Gale force southerly winds will develop over the offshore
waters tonight then spread to the northern and central coastal waters
on Monday.

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