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Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 12 April 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light after midnight then becoming southeast 5 to 15 near noon Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 12 April 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 12 April 2021
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 in the morning then increasing to northwest 25 to 30 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 late in the day.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 12 April 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 3:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:02 PM PDT 12 April 2021 A frontal system west of Bowie will give strong to gale force
southerly winds over the Northern Bowie region beginning Tuesday
evening. Winds will diminish by Wednesday as the system moves away to
the north.

With quasi-stationary high pressure over the BC Interior, outflow
winds persist through mainland inlets. In Howe Sound, these
Northerly outflow winds will reach marginal gale force overnight and
in the mornings.

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