Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 January 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to southeast 20 near noon then veering to southwest 10 to 20 Friday morning. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 Friday afternoon.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 January 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 January 2015
Saturday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to easterly 20 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeasterly 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southerly 20 to 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to south 10 to 20.

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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 4:00 AM PST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday trough located over the North Coast
extending southward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 AM PST 29 January 2015 Strong to gale force southeasterlies over Hecate Strait and Dixon
east will gradually ease this morning as a cold front weakens over
Haida Gwaii.

An approaching trough of low pressure will track across northern
waters tonight. Strong to gale force southerlies over central and
northern waters will develop this afternoon to the south of the
trough and shift to strong northeasterlies to its north.

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