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Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 February 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 this afternoon and to west 30 to 40 early Sunday morning.

Showers changing to flurries Sunday morning with a risk of thunderstorms. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2024
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 3 to 4 overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2024
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.
Wednesday Wind southerly 15 to 25 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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 February 2024

'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 10:30 AM PST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Sunday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:07 AM PST 24 February 2024 A trough will develop in Bowie this afternoon. This trough
Will move into southern waters by Sunday. Northwesterly gales will
spread into northern waters this afternoon, into central waters
tonight and then into southern waters on Sunday. A brief period of
storm force northwesterly winds are very likely over Dixon Entrance
and Bowie on Sunday morning.

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