Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 January 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 near noon then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 Wednesday morning.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this morning and to 5 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2017
Thursday Wind northwesterly 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 January 2017

'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 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 981 mb located over northwestern
Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 969 mb located west of Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:01 AM PST 17 January 2017 An area of low pressure over the northern part of Explorer this
morning will track northward off the west coast of Haida Gwaii this
afternoon to lie west of Langara Island by late this evening.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds currently over the southern
and central waters will spread northward into the northern waters
today as the low moves northward.

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