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Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 October 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light early this evening then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 early Monday morning and to southeast 30 to 40 Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 October 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 near noon Monday and to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 October 2021
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.

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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

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Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 October 2021

'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 PDT 17 October 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located over
the Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located over Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Monday quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line north-south over western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PDT 17 October 2021 A strong frontal system will approach Bowie this evening and stall
over Bowie on Monday. Winds over Bowie will increase to southeast
gales early this evening and to storm force overnight.

Southeast gales will spread over west coast Haida Gwaii and
Northwestern Explorer Monday morning and increase to storm force
Monday afternoon.

From Dixon Entrance East to Hecate Strait and West Coast Vancouver
Island North winds will increase to gale force southeast Monday
afternoon.

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