Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 04 September 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind south 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 early Saturday morning.

Rain beginning early Saturday morning and ending early Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 04 September 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 04 September 2015
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to south 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind south 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15.

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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 4 September 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By noon PDT Saturday ridge located over Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located over western Bowie.
By noon PDT Saturday cold front located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 4 September 2015 A cold front will move eastward across Bowie tonight
Then stall over Haida Gwaii Saturday morning. The front will
Then weaken near the mainland coast on Sunday.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southeasterlies over
Dixon Entrance East and Northern Hecate Strait early Saturday
Morning and will ease slowly Saturday night and Sunday.

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