Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 March 2015

Tonight and Friday

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 late overnight then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Friday afternoon.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 March 2015

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 March 2015
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 in the morning then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind south 15 to 25 knots becoming north 15 to 25.

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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

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 26 March 2015 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary cold front located on a
line northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Friday building ridge located west of Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM PDT 26 March 2015 A nearly stationary cold front extending from the Central Coast
southwestward over the Pacific will finally begin push southward
Friday morning. In its wake a ridge will build towards Haida Gwaii
Friday afternoon.

Strong to gale force southeast winds over central waters will shift
to northwest late Friday as the front passes.

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