Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 March 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southerly 10 to 15 late overnight and to light Wednesday morning. Wind becoming northwest 15 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 March 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 March 2017
Thursday Wind south 10 to 20 knots increasing to south 20 to 30 in the afternoon and to south 30 to 40 late in the day.
Friday Wind south 40 to 50 knots diminishing to south 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Mackenzie - Mackenzie River marine weather areas Great Slave Lake - 45141 Great Slave Lake North Arm - 45150 Herschel Island Komakuk Beach Shingle Point Airport Aklavik Airport Cape Parry Airport Fort Good Hope Airport Tulita Airport Fort Providence Fort Reliance Fort Resolution Airport Fort Simpson Airport Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport Inner Whaleback Rocks Inuvik Airport Keats Point Norman Wells Airport Paulatuk Airport Pelly Island Tuktoyaktuk Airport Wrigley Airport Yellowknife Airport Kugluktuk Airport Hat Island Cambridge Bay Airport Cape Peel West Stefansson Island Ulukhaktok Airport Sachs Harbour Airport Thomsen River Egg Island Fort Chipewyan Airport Stony Rapids Airport Liverpool Bay Little Chicago Lutselke Airport Storm Hills Croker River Prairie River Uranium City Cape Providence Tuktoyaktuk Bathurst Inlet Gateshead Island
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 28 March 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary frontal system located on
a line northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday departing low located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM PDT 28 March 2017 A nearly stationary front over Vancouver Island is producing strong
to gale force southeast winds over the Northern Strait of Georgia.
Winds will drop below gale force this evening.

A low will approach the southern waters Wednesday morning and move
across Vancouver Island Wednesday afternoon. Winds over the southern
waters will rise to strong to gale force southeasterlies early
Wednesday and veer to strong to gale force northwesterlies in the
wake of the low.

Mackenzie - Mackenzie River Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: