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Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 30 September 2022

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 early Saturday afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 early Saturday evening.

Fog patches dissipating near noon Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 October 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 early this morning then subsiding to 1 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 October 2022
Monday Wind north 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 20 to 30.

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Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 30 September 2022

'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 AM PDT 1 October 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located from the North Coast to
Explorer.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located from the Central Coast
to Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the North Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:38 AM PDT 1 October 2022 A frontal system over Bowie early this morning will slowly move
towards the North Coast today. Gale force southerly winds have
developed over Bowie, Dixon west and the northern half of west coast
Haida Gwaii.

Southeast gales will also develop early this morning over Dixon East
and Northern Hecate Strait.

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