Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 October 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 this evening and to southeast 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 Saturday afternoon.

A few showers changing to rain Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 October 2017

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 Saturday morning.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 October 2017
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport Bonilla Island
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 October 2017

'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 20 October 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing ridge located on a line north-south
over the Coast Mountains.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located off the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:09 AM PDT 20 October 2017 An approaching frontal system will track across Haida Gwaii on
Saturday and weaken over the North Coast late in the afternoon.
Ahead of the front, southeast gales will develop over the offshore
waters this evening then spread to all outer waters overnight and the
inner South Coast early Saturday morning. In its wake the winds will
shift to strong to gale force southwesterly late Saturday.

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