Hecate Strait - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 22 November 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots veering to southwest 5 to 15 late overnight then increasing to south 25 to 35 Thursday evening.

Periods of rain.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 November 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 November 2017
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southerly 10 to 20.
Sunday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots backing to northerly 10 to 20.

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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

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 22 November 2017

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 22 November 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday By 10:30 a.m. PST today dissipating frontal system located over
the Central Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located southwest of
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening frontal system located from
the Central Coast to Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located off Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located off Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:11 AM PST 22 November 2017 A frontal system over the Central Coast will continue to weaken
today. Gale force outflow winds over Dixon east will diminish near
noon. A second front will move up from southwest of Explorer to lie
over Queen Charlotte Sound this evening. Southerly gales over
Explorer and the west coast of Vancouver Island will spread to
central waters this afternoon.

A third approaching frontal system will track across the offshore
waters Thursday night. Ahead of the front, southerly gales will
develop over the offshore waters Thursday evening then spread to
central and northern waters overnight.

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