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Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 January 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 35 to 45 knots becoming south 40 to 50 this morning then diminishing to west 25 to 30 near noon. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 early this evening then increasing to west 25 Sunday evening.

Rain changing to showers this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 January 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 early this afternoon and to 2 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 January 2022
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20.

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Storm warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 January 2022

'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 4:00 AM PST 29 January 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over western Haida
Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over northern
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 AM PST 29 January 2022 A slow moving cold front is currently approaching the BC coast. Ahead
of the front, gale to storm force southeasterly winds will continue
over parts of the central, northern, and offshore waters. The gale
force southeasterlies will ease to moderate to strong westerly over
the offshore and northern waters beginning this morning. The central
waters can expect the gale force southeasterlies to ease this
evening.

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