Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 July 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind south 15 to 20 knots veering to southwest 5 to 15 late this afternoon then becoming light late this evening. Wind becoming northerly 5 to 15 Saturday morning.

Rain ending early this evening. Chance of showers Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 July 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 July 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 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

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 July 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over northern
Haida Gwaii.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located over
the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:07 AM PDT 31 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure will strengthen along the Central Coast
today with a push through Johnstone Strait giving northwest gales
tonight and a similar rise to westerly gales in Juan de Fuca Strait
Saturday night. Marginal northwest gales will also develop off
Vancouver Island between the Brooks and Estevan Point late this
afternoon and again late Saturday.

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