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Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 04 August 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 near midnight and to variable 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming south 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain ending Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 04 August 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less early Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 04 August 2020
Thursday Wind south 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20.
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 15 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)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 04 August 2020

'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 9:30 PM PDT 4 August 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Tofino.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By noon PDT Wednesday frontal system located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 4 August 2020 A frontal system will move across the North Coast tonight while
weakening. Strong to gale force southerly winds over Dixon Entrance
East and Hecate Strait north will diminish to moderate westerly late
this evening.

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