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Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 November 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 early this evening and to light after midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 15 Wednesday morning and to southeast 15 to 25 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 November 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 November 2019
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 30 late in the day.

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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

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 November 2019

'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 AM PST 19 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary trough located from the
North Coast to Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over Langara.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching cold front located off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM PST 19 November 2019 A building ridge of high pressure over Bowie is producing strong to
gale force northwest winds over most central and southern waters.
These winds will ease overnight as the ridge weakens.

A cold front will approach the offshore waters Wednesday afternoon.
Southerly gales will develop in advance of the front late Wednesday.

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