Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 March 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 early this evening and to south 10 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to south 20 to 30 Monday evening.

Chance of showers changing to a few showers early this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 March 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 to 6 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 March 2017
Tuesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 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 4:00 AM PDT 26 March 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located over the offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located over Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM PDT 26 March 2017 A front over offshore waters early this morning will
Move to a line over Haida Gwaii and Vancouver Island later
This afternoon. Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the
front will ease to moderate to strong south or southeast in its
Wake.

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