Hecate Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 September 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 to 20 early Friday morning then diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 Friday afternoon.

A few showers beginning Friday afternoon.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2017

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35.
Monday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport Bonilla Island
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 September 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today dissipating trough located over the
South Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:04 AM PDT 21 September 2017 A ridge of high pressure building over the offshore waters is
spreading strong to gale force northerly winds west and north of
Vancouver Island. The ridge will gradually move onto Haida Gwaii
overnight and the northwest winds will ease to moderate to
Strong for most BC waters.

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