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Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:21 AM PDT 23 April 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 this morning and to southerly 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind southerly 10 to 15 Wednesday.

Rain beginning early this morning changing to showers this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 April 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 April 2024
Thursday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots backing to northerly 10 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 30.

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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 Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 04:21 AM PDT 23 April 2024

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located from Haida Gwaii to
Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located from the
Central Coast to Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening low located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:33 AM PDT 23 April 2024 A cold front over Haida Gwaii will move onto the mainland coast this
morning. Ahead of the front, southerly gales over northern coastal
waters will ease this morning.

The associated low centre will drift across Bowie today. Westerly
gales will develop over Southern Bowie early this morning and then
ease late this afternoon.

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