Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 22 February 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to southerly 20 to 30 late this evening then becoming westerly 25 to 35 early Friday morning.

Rain beginning late this evening changing to chance of showers Friday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 February 2018

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 Friday morning.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Friday morning and to 3 to 4 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 February 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming southerly 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 25.

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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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PST 22 February 2018

'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 4:00 PM PST 22 February 2018 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough from low located from the Alaska
panhandle to Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday trough from low located from the Alaska
panhandle to Washington State.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PST 22 February 2018 A trough extending from a low over the Gulf of Alaska will extend
southwards along the Alaskan Panhandle tonight. The trough will
continue to extend southwards into Northern Vancouver Island by
Friday morning and Washington state in the afternoon. In its wake,
northwesterly gales will develop over northern waters tonight,
central waters by early Friday and southern waters by Friday night.

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