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Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 October 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 to 30 knots becoming westerly 25 to 35 this evening then diminishing to west 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind backing to south 20 Friday afternoon.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 October 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday morning and to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 October 2019
Saturday Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 20 to 25.
Monday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.

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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

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - southern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 17 October 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 PDT 17 October 2019 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located from Queen Charlotte Sound
to Vancouver Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing trough located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday trough located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 PM PDT 17 October 2019 A trough of low pressure over Queen Charlotte Sound will move inland
tonight. Ahead of the trough, strong to gale force southerlies will
shift to gale to storm force westerlies in its wake.

Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over most marine waters on
Friday.

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