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Hecate Strait - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 26 November 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Wind light becoming northeasterly 5 to 15 knots after midnight then becoming light near noon Friday. Wind becoming westerly 15 early Friday evening.

Rain Friday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 November 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 Saturday morning and to 2 to 3 near noon Saturday. Seas building to 3 to 5 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 November 2020
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 in the morning then becoming southeast 40 to 50 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southwest 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 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 4:00 AM PST 27 November 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Washington State.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located from Haida Gwaii to Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM PST 27 November 2020 A frontal system over Cape Scott early this morning will move towards
the southeast and sweep across Vancouver Island today. Ahead of the
front, gale to storm force southerly winds have developed. Strong to
gale force westerly winds are forecast in the wake of the system.

A weak trough will approach the offshore waters from the west today.
The trough will bring strong to gale force westerly winds across
Bowie and Explorer.

A Pacific frontal system will approach Haida Gwaii on Saturday
bringing gale to storm force southerly winds to the northern and
central waters.

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