Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 April 2017

Tonight and Friday

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light Friday morning then becoming southeast 5 to 15 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 April 2017
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 April 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55 in the morning then diminishing to westerly 30 to 40 late in the day.
Sunday Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20.
Monday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots late in the day.

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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 9:30 PM PDT 27 April 2017 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT Friday intensifying low 1002 mb located west
of Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 990 mb located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 27 April 2017 A building ridge of high pressure offshore is causing strong
northwesterlies over the inner South Coast and the southern sections
of west coast Vancouver Island. Winds will ease Friday morning as
The ridge moves closer to Vancouver Island.

A developing low will move onto Bowie Friday night. Winds will
increase to gale to storm force southeast over the north and central
waters ahead of the low.

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