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Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 19 January 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southeast 30 to 40 early this evening and to southwest 20 to 30 after midnight. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 Thursday morning then backing to south 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Rain ending overnight. Scattered showers near the mainland coast overnight and Thursday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 late this morning and to 4 late this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 3 near midnight and to 2 Thursday morning and to 1 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2022
Friday Wind south 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 in the morning and to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 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
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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 19 January 2022

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:30 AM PST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from Hecate Strait
to the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday trough located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PST 19 January 2022 A frontal system continues to move across the northern waters today.
Gale force southeasterlies will continue over the northern and
central waters. As it approaches the mainland coast, storm force
southeasterlies will develop across Northern Hecate Strait and Dixon
Entrance East near midday.

A trough rapidly following this frontal system this afternoon will
maintain southeast gale force winds from Hecate Strait to Queen
Charlotte Strait. Storm force southeasterlies will develop
From Southern Hecate Strait to the headlands of Vancouver Island late
this afternoon.

Winds will veer to gale force westerly tonight in the wake of the
trough then ease Thursday morning.

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