Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 August 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 late overnight and to southeast 25 to 35 Sunday morning.

Periods of rain beginning late overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 August 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 metre building to 2 early Sunday morning and to 3 early Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 August 2016
Monday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 August 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary low located over Bowie.

At midnight PDT tonight cold front located 100 miles southwest of
Cape St. James.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday cold front located on a line
northwest-southeast over Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 27 August 2016 A low centre will remain over Bowie region tonight and Sunday. A cold
front will form overnight to the south of the low and move to central
BC waters late Sunday morning. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
ahead of the front will shift to moderate to strong southwesterlies
in its wake.

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