Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 July 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 July 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 July 2016
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 30 late in the day.

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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 9:30 PM PDT 26 July 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a
line northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM PDT 26 July 2016 A nearly stationary ridge of high pressure offshore will slowly build
onto the Central Coast tonight and Wednesday. Under this pattern,
strong to gale force northwesterly winds will prevail over most
southern waters.

Strong to gale force northwesterlies off West Vancouver Island and
through Johnstone Strait will ease slightly overnight then strengthen
again Wednesday afternoon. Westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait
will flirt with gales in the evenings.

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