Hecate Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 06:16 PM PST 02 December 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

A few showers. Risk of thunderstorms this evening.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 December 2016

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near midnight.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 5 metres except 5 to 7 over southern sections. Seas building to 4 to 6 early Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 December 2016
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots backing to southeast 25 in the morning then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeasterly 15 to 25 knots veering to southeast 10 to 20.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait

Issued 6:16 PM PST 02 December 2016

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 2 December 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located on a line north-south
over the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary low located off the Alaska

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 PM PST 2 December 2016 A quasi stationary area of low pressure will remain over the Gulf Of
Alaska. Gale force to storm force westerlies will continue for
northern and central waters tonight and Saturday.

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