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Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwesterly 10 to 20 near noon then increasing to south 30 to 40 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers changing to rain Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late this morning and to 1 or less early this evening. Seas building to 2 Wednesday afternoon and to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2019
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 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
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 22 October 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:38 AM PDT 22 October 2019 Strong to gale force westerlies over central and northern waters will
continue to diminish this morning as a ridge of high pressure builds
over the region. Winds will increase again to gale to storm force
southeast on Wednesday due to an approaching Pacific frontal system.

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