Hecate Strait - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 April 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming west 20 to 30 late this evening then diminishing to west 15 to 20 Sunday morning. Wind backing to southwest 5 to 15 late Sunday afternoon.

Rain changing to chance of showers overnight and Sunday.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 April 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 5 metres subsiding to 3 near midnight and to 2 early Sunday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 April 2017
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southeast 35 to 45 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to south 15.

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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 (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 29 April 2017

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 29 April 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 997 mb located over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating low 1008 mb located over
Prince Rupert.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM PDT 29 April 2017 A low over Haida Gwaii will move onto the North Coast overnight.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies over northern and central waters
will shift to gale force westerly in the wake of the low and diminish

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