Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 25 January 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 late this afternoon then becoming easterly 10 to 20 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Monday afternoon then becoming southeast 25 to 35 Monday evening.

Chance of showers changing to periods of rain near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 January 2015

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 late this afternoon. Seas building to 1 to 2 Monday evening.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late this evening then building to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 January 2015
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 to 30 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 PST 25 January 2015

'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 PST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today warm front located over Cape Scott extending
southwestward.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight warm front located over the Central Coast
extending southwestward.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday low located southwest of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday low 998 mb located over northwestern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:13 AM PST 25 January 2015 A warm front over Northern Vancouver Island will move over the
Central Coast this evening. Strong to gale force southerlies over
southern waters will continue today and gradually ease this evening.

The associated low centre will approach Explorer tonight and move
over Northern Explorer by Monday afternoon. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterly in its wake.

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