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Hecate Strait - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 July 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 early this morning and to southeast 20 to 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southerly 5 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Showers ending this afternoon. Periods of drizzle and fog patches overnight and Wednesday morning. Rain Wednesday afternoon and evening. Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 July 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning then subsiding to 1 or less Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 July 2024
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 in the morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 16 July 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over southeastern Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing low located over northern
Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday cold front from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 16 July 2024 A low pressure system offshore will move into Bowie tonight.
Southeasterly marginal gales will develop ahead of the low, while
northwesterly marginal gales are expected in its wake during the
overnight to early Wednesday morning period.

Late Wednesday afternoon, westerly marginal gales will develop
through Juan de Fuca Strait ahead of the ridge moving into
Southeastern Explorer.

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