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Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 05 October 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 early this morning and to southeast 5 to 15 early this afternoon. Wind becoming light this evening then increasing to northwest 5 to 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Thursday morning.

Rain this morning. Scattered showers this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 05 October 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning and to 1 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 05 October 2022
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind south 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 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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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 05 October 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 AM PDT 5 October 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over the
North Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located over western Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing trough located over northern
Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over the North
Coast extending southward.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday ridge located over Haida Gwaii extending
southward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:11 AM PDT 5 October 2022 The frontal system over the North Coast will depart the region early
this morning. In its wake, a trough will move into Western Bowie.
By late this morning, the trough will exit Northern Bowie.

Strong to marginal gale force southeast winds over central and
northern waters will ease early this morning with the passage of the
frontal system.

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