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Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 September 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots backing to south 10 to 20 this evening then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early Monday morning.

Showers changing to rain after midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 September 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 late overnight and to 3 to 5 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 September 2021
Tuesday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.

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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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - southern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 19 September 2021

'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 19 September 2021 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located over western Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday ridge located over the South Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday frontal system located from Hecate Strait
to the Central Coast then to Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM PDT 19 September 2021 A frontal system will move into Bowie this evening from the west. The
front will progress across the northern and central waters on Monday
to lie on a northeast to southwest line over Cape St James Monday
evening.

Gale force southeast winds will develop along the front. In the wake
of the front, the winds will shift to strong to gale force
southwesterlies.

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