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Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 June 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots late overnight and to southeast 20 to 30 near noon Friday. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 Friday evening.

Rain Friday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 June 2024
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 June 2024
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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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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Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 June 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 PM PDT 20 June 2024 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to the North
Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:39 PM PDT 20 June 2024 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, strong to gale force
northwesterlies will redevelop through Johnstone Strait late this
afternoon and then ease overnight.

A frontal system will approach Haida Gwaii on Friday. As the system
approaches, strong to gale force southeasterly winds will develop
over the northern waters Friday evening.

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