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Hecate Strait - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 27 February 2024

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots becoming southerly 15 late overnight. Wind southerly 15 Wednesday.

Flurries or showers becoming showers Wednesday morning.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening and to 1 or less Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2024
Thursday Wind south 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots backing to northeast 10 to 20.
Saturday Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 27 February 2024

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 27 February 2024 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight cold front located from Vancouver Island
to Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday departing cold front located over the
South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM PST 27 February 2024 In the wake of a front, strong to gale force westerlies west of Haida
Gwaii will ease overnight.

A cold front will track southwards across Vancouver Island on
Wednesday. Ahead of the front, southwest gales will develop over
Southern Explorer and west coast Vancouver Island - south tonight
And then shift to strong westerlies in its wake on Wednesday.

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