Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 April 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots except west 25 to 35 over southern sections. Wind becoming west 15 to 20 this morning then backing to southwest 5 to 15 late this afternoon. Wind becoming light late overnight.

Chance of showers changing to rain near midnight and ending Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 April 2017

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning and to 1 or less this evening.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late this morning and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 April 2017
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 30 in the morning and to southeast 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly 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 04:00 AM PDT 30 April 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 4:00 AM PDT 30 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday By 4:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating low 1008 mb located over
Prince Rupert.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over the Mainland Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:37 AM PDT 30 April 2017 A low over the North Coast will continue to dissipate this morning.
Gale force westerlies over the southern tip of Haida Gwaii will
diminish to moderate to strong westerlies this morning.

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