Hecate Strait - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 04 September 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to south 5 to 15 knots early this evening and to south 20 to 25 early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late Saturday morning then diminishing to southeast 20 to 25 Saturday evening.

Showers beginning early Saturday morning.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 04 September 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 04 September 2015
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to south 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind south 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 04 September 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 4 September 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By noon PDT Saturday ridge located over Vancouver Island.

At 6:00 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located over western Bowie.
By noon PDT Saturday cold front located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PDT 4 September 2015 A cold front will move eastward across Bowie tonight
Then stall over Haida Gwaii Saturday morning. The front will
Then weaken near the mainland coast on Sunday.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southeasterlies over
Dixon Entrance East and Northern Hecate Strait early Saturday
Morning and will ease slowly Saturday night and Sunday.

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