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Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 September 2022

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25 this evening then increasing to southeast 35 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon then becoming northwest 15 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 September 2022
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 Saturday morning then subsiding to 1 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 September 2022
Sunday Wind north 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind north 10 knots increasing to north 15.
Tuesday Wind north 15 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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 September 2022

'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 10:30 AM PDT 30 September 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located from the North Coast to
Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday ridge located from the Central Coast
to Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over northwestern
Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PDT 30 September 2022 A frontal system over Northwestern Bowie this morning will slowly
move toward the North Coast today. Strong to gale force southerly
winds are expected over Bowie and Dixon west this evening and
Saturday morning. Southeast gales will also develop over Dixon east
and Hecate Strait from Saturday morning to afternoon.

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