Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35 near noon then becoming southeast 20 to 30 Thursday morning.

Rain beginning early this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 metre building to 2 this morning and to 3 late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to easterly 20 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind easterly 35 to 45 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 January 2015

'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 PST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:15 AM PST 28 January 2015 Strong to gale force southeasterly winds have developed over the
northern coastal waters in advance of a slow moving cold front
approaching from the southwest. This front is forecast to rapidly
weaken over Hecate Strait Thursday morning with winds
Dropping below gale force.

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