Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 25 March 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35 near midnight then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon.

Chance of showers changing to periods of rain Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 March 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 early Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 March 2017
Monday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25.
Wednesday Wind light.

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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
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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 25 March 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 25 March 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 2:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located over the offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening cold front located over Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PDT 25 March 2017 A front just west of the offshore waters late this evening will
Move to a line over Haida Gwaii and Vancouver Island later
Sunday afternoon. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterlies
Will develop this evening over offshore waters and spread to
Northern and central waters by Sunday morning. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies will develop early Sunday morning for portions of
The northern and central waters as well as areas west of Vancouver
Island.

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