Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 January 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 25 this evening then backing to southeast 20 to 30 Monday evening.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 January 2018

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind light increasing to northwest 15 to 25 knots 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 Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport Bonilla Island
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
By 1:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 990 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 990 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching low located southwest of
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PST 21 January 2018 A frontal system over Southern Vancouver Island will move inland near
noon today. Southeasterly gale to storm force winds over the inner
South Coast will ease to strong southerlies near noon.

A low pressure system over Northern Bowie will drift northward and
reach the Gulf of Alaska this afternoon. Strong to marginal gale
force westerlies will prevail over most northern and central waters
through Monday.

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