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Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 09 December 2023

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots veering to north 20 to 30 early Sunday morning then diminishing to north 10 to 20 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 09 December 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 early this evening and to 3 to 4 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 early Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 09 December 2023
Monday Wind north 10 knots increasing to southerly 15 to 25 in the afternoon and to southerly 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 35 to 40 knots increasing to south 45 to 55.
Wednesday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to south 20 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
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 9 December 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight dissipating frontal system located over
the Central Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located over Haida Gwaii extending
southwestward.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Sunday weakening trough located over Vancouver
Island extending southwestward.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday ridge located over Langara extending
southwestward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PST 9 December 2023 A vigorous front has moved onto the Central Coast this evening while
quickly weakening.

Gale force southeast winds over the central and South Coast waters
will ease to moderate to strong late this evening as the front
continues to weaken. Gale force northwesterlies over the northern
waters will ease to strong overnight.

Another front will give southwesterly gales to Northern Bowie by
Sunday evening.

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