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Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 22 November 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 early this evening and to south 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to south 15 to 25 late overnight and to southwest 30 to 40 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to west 20 to 30 Saturday evening.

Rain ending Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 November 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 late this evening then building to 2 to 3 overnight and to 3 to 4 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 November 2019
Sunday Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 in the morning.
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots veering to northwest 20 to 25.
Tuesday Wind north 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 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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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 22 November 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 10:30 AM PST 22 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Hecate Strait.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
South Coast.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight approaching low located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:10 AM PST 22 November 2019 A frontal system west of Bowie will move eastward today and will lie
over Hecate Strait later this afternoon. The system will bring
southwesterly gales to central and northern waters today. The gales
will ease this evening as the frontal system departs.

A trough of low pressure will cross Bowie then Dixon Entrance
Saturday morning. The trough will bring southwesterly gales to most
northern waters and Bowie for most of Saturday.

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