Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 05:38 PM PST 01 March 2015

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 25 early Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 01 March 2015

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Monday Seas 1 metre.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 01 March 2015
Tuesday Wind north 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind south 5 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait

Issued 5:38 PM PST 01 March 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 4:00 PM PST 1 March 2015 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday ridge located over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday building ridge located over northern
BC interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PST 1 March 2015 A strong ridge of high pressure building offshore will generate
strong to gale force northwesterly winds over outer coastal waters
from the Central Coast to Northwestern Vancouver island tonight and
Monday.

Another ridge will build over the Northern BC Interior overnight
Then slide southward on Monday. Strong to gale force outflow winds
can be expected near the coastal mainland inlets tonight and Monday.

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