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Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 November 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 this evening and to westerly 15 to 25 Sunday afternoon. Wind diminishing to south 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Rain changing to showers this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 November 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 3 late this evening and to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 November 2019
Monday Wind south 10 to 20 knots increasing to north 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 15 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind north 15 to 25 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
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - southern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 16 November 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 4:00 PM PST 16 November 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 1:00 a.m. PST Sunday trough located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday weakening trough located near Prince Rupert.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM PST 16 November 2019 A Pacific front will cross central and southern waters tonight then
dissipate near the Lower Mainland Sunday morning. A trough of low
pressure will pass the offshore waters tonight then the coastal
waters on Sunday.

Gale force southerly or southwesterly winds will persist over most
areas tonight and Sunday morning. Winds will ease Sunday afternoon
as a ridge of high pressure builds behind the systems.

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