Hecate Strait - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 25 January 2015

Tonight and Monday

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast 10 to 20 near midnight then backing to northwest 15 to 25 Monday evening.

Chance of showers changing to periods of rain near midnight.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 January 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM 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.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 25 January 2015 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight warm front located over Cape Scott
extending southwestward.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday warm front located over Hecate Strait
extending southwestward.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located southwest of Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Monday low 1002 mb located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PST 25 January 2015 A warm front over Queen Charlotte Sound will move over Cape Scott
overnight. Strong to gale force southerlies over West Vancouver
Island north will gradually ease over the next several hours.

The associated low centre is approaching Explorer and will move
Over Northern Explorer by early afternoon on Monday. Strong to gale
force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong
northwesterlies in its wake.

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