Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 August 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots.

Fog patches dissipating near noon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 August 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 August 2016
Friday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 25 in the afternoon and to northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Sunday 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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 August 2016

'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 10:30 AM PDT 24 August 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday ridge located west of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PDT 24 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary over the
offshore waters today through Thursday. Strong to gale force
northwesterly winds will prevail over central and northern waters.

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