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Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 January 2022

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening then veering to south 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind backing to southeast 35 early Saturday afternoon then diminishing to west 30 late Saturday afternoon.

Rain tonight and Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 January 2022
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 this evening and to 4 early Saturday morning. Seas subsiding to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 January 2022
Sunday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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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 4:00 PM PST 28 January 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 4:00 PM PST 28 January 2022 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 PM PST 28 January 2022 Over the inner South Coast, winds remain light under a ridge of high
pressure today. Stronger southeast winds are expected late Saturday
as a front approaches.

For northern and central waters, an incoming front will provide
A boost to winds tonight. Winds will shift to gale force southerly
ahead of this front over northern and central waters tonight. On
Saturday, winds will rise to southeast 45 knots through Dixon east,
Hecate Strait, Queen Charlotte Sound and the headlands of Vancouver
Island.

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