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Hecate Strait - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 April 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 25 this morning then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 early this evening. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 overnight. Wind southeast 15 Monday.

Showers ending this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 April 2024
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 April 2024
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 in the afternoon then veering to southwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 5 to 15.
Thursday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 April 2024 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening low located near Cape St. James.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening low located over northern
Hecate Strait.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday ridge located from Explorer to Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 6:55 AM PDT 21 April 2024 A trough of low pressure over Northern Hecate Strait will move inland
late this morning while weakening. Strong to gale force westerly
winds over Southern Hecate Strait and southern sections of west coast
Haida Gwaii will ease to moderate to strong early this afternoon.

A frontal system will enter the offshore waters on Monday evening
giving southeast gales.

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