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Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 15 September 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to south 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to south 20 Monday morning and to south 25 to 35 early Monday afternoon. Wind backing to southeast 35 to 45 Monday evening.

Showers beginning Monday morning changing to rain Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 15 September 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 15 September 2019
Tuesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to north 15 in the afternoon then backing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind west 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait

Issued 7:10 PM PDT 15 September 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 15 September 2019 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1006 mb located over southern Explorer.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight low 1006 mb located south of Explorer.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Monday frontal system located off Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Monday frontal system located off Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PDT 15 September 2019 A frontal system off Bowie early Monday morning will intensify as it
moves east during the day Monday. It will approach Haida Gwaii Monday
afternoon. Southerly winds ahead of the front will rise to strong to
gale force over northern and central waters as the front approaches.

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