Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 06 May 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind south 20 to 30 knots diminishing to south 15 after midnight then veering to west 10 to 20 early Saturday morning.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 06 May 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 06 May 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 20 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 6 May 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Cape Scott.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Saturday cold front located over Queen Charlotte
Sound.
By 7:00 p.m. PDT Saturday departing cold front located over the
South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 PM PDT 6 May 2016 A cold front will develop over Queen Charlotte Sound Saturday
Morning and move southeast across the South Coast. In its wake,
strong to gale force northwest winds will develop Saturday afternoon
over southern waters. A ridge building behind the cold front late
Saturday afternoon will enhance the winds through Juan de Fuca Strait
Saturday evening to westerly gale force.

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