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Hecate Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 December 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light after midnight then becoming south 10 to 15 Friday morning.

Showers ending overnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Showers Friday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 December 2019

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 near midnight.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 December 2019
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 35 knots late in the day.
Monday Wind southerly 30 to 40 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 12 December 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located northwest of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday departing low located northwest of Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Friday building ridge located over southern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:03 AM PST 12 December 2019 A low pressure system northwest of Bowie will give moderate to
Strong southwesterlies over most waters today. Winds will reach gale
force over Northern Bowie this afternoon. Tonight, winds will ease
As the low moves off.

On Friday, a ridge of high pressure will build over southern
Explorer causing winds to diminish further.

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