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Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 October 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 this evening then becoming southwest 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to variable 5 to 15 early Tuesday morning then becoming light late Tuesday morning.

Showers changing to rain this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 October 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 October 2020
Wednesday Wind north 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind north 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 October 2020

'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 10:30 AM PDT 26 October 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located on a line east-west
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:08 AM PDT 26 October 2020 A cold front over Northern Bowie will track southwards across Haida
Gwaii tonight and lie across Queen Charlotte Sound Tuesday afternoon.
Ahead of the front, southwesterly gales over northern waters will
spread to central waters overnight. In its wake, winds will ease to
light to moderate northwesterly.

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