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Hecate Strait - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots except south 10 to 20 near the mainland coast. Wind becoming west 10 to 20 this morning then diminishing to light early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 5 to 15 Tuesday morning then becoming southeast 10 to 20 Tuesday evening except northeast 10 to 20 near the mainland inlets.

Showers ending early this morning. Rain Tuesday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2022
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 in the morning then becoming northerly 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northwesterly 5 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 23 May 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing ridge located on a line north-south
over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday deepening low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low located over northwestern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:29 AM PDT 23 May 2022 A new low pressure system will approach Explorer on Tuesday. Ahead of
the system, gale force southeasterly winds are expected for Explorer,
West Vancouver Island north, and Queen Charlotte Sound Tuesday
afternoon.

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