Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 19 January 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 near midnight and to southwest 5 to 15 early Sunday morning.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 January 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this evening and to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 late Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 January 2019
Monday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 20 to 25 in the morning and to southeast 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots late in the day.

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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 - southern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 19 January 2019

'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 PST 19 January 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low 1002 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 998 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday low 1005 mb located north of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM PST 19 January 2019 A low currently over the Southern Alaskan Panhandle continues to
weaken as it moves north. Behind the low, gale to storm force
southwesterlies over the northern and central waters will continue to
ease this evening.

On Sunday, moderate to strong southwesterlies are forecast for
northern and central waters while areas to the south can expect
lighter winds under a weak ridge of high pressure.

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