Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 August 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southwesterly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 near noon Tuesday then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 Tuesday evening.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 August 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 August 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 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

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 31 August 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located over central Vancouver
Island.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northwestern Washington State.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 992 mb located over the northern Alaska
panhandle.
By 6:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday weakening low 998 mb located over eastern
Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PDT 31 August 2015 A cold front across Central Vancouver Island will move southeastward
into Washington state tonight. In its wake, a broad area of low
pressure will be affecting the BC coast, with a low centre off the
Northern Alaska Panhandle sliding southeastward to reach the Central
Coast by Tuesday afternoon.

Strong southerlies south of the front will ease to light to moderate
in its wake. Meanwhile strong to gale force west or northwest winds
will continue over the offshore waters as the low centre moves down
the coast. The approaching low will bring strong southerlies again
To most of the South Coast on Tuesday.

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