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Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 13 October 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light near noon then increasing to southeast 10 to 15 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 late overnight and to southeast 35 Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 45 Monday afternoon and to southeast 50 Monday evening.

Rain Monday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 October 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 overnight and to 2 to 3 Monday morning. Seas building to 3 to 5 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 October 2019
Tuesday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to south 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind south 30 to 40 knots.
Thursday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 13 October 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 13 October 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south
over Explorer.

By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight approaching frontal system located
southwest of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 13 October 2019 An strong front will approach the offshore waters this evening.
The front will move eastward across the north and central waters on
Monday. By late Monday afternoon the front will lie just west of
Haida Gwaii.

Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the front
over northern and central waters on Monday and reach northern
sections of west coast Vancouver Island Monday evening.

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