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Hecate Strait - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 September 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind south 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 early this evening. Wind west 5 to 15 Sunday.

Showers late this afternoon tonight and Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 September 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 September 2019
Monday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots veering to northwest 20 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 21 September 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Port Hardy.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday approaching ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PDT 21 September 2019 A frontal system is currently over Port Hardy.

Ahead of the front, gale force southerlies will persist over
The Central Coast and along northern and Western Vancouver Island
this evening. In the wake of the front, winds will shift to westerly
and ease to moderate to strong.

Gale force northwesterlies will develop over West Vancouver Island
Sunday morning as a ridge of high pressure builds offshore.

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