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Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 October 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to south 15 to 25 this afternoon then diminishing to west 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind backing to south 5 to 15 Saturday evening.

Showers ending Saturday afternoon with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 October 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening and to 1 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 October 2019
Sunday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 October 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located from the Gulf of Alaska to
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located from the Gulf of Alaska
to the South Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:14 AM PDT 18 October 2019 A developing trough will extend from the Gulf of Alaska to Northern
Explorer this afternoon. The trough will extend southwards towards
the BC South Coast by Saturday morning.

Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over most marine waters
today. Strong to gale force westerlies will develop over the offshore
waters tonight behind trough as it extends towards the South Coast.

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