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Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 20 January 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 near noon Tuesday.

Showers ending near noon Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 January 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early Tuesday morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 January 2020
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 20 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind south 20 to 30 knots.

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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 9:30 PM PST 20 January 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over the eastern
offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening frontal system located from
Haida Gwaii to Tofino.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the offshore waters.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Tuesday weakening trough located from Bowie
to Victoria.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:04 PM PST 20 January 2020 A frontal system over the offshore waters will approach the BC coast
tonight. Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southeasterlies will
continue over most outer waters tonight, and spread to the inner
South Coast overnight. Winds will ease to moderate to strong
southerlies Tuesday as the system moves inland.

A trough will move across Explorer Tuesday morning and Vancouver
Island Tuesday afternoon. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will
develop behind the trough.

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