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Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 October 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 this evening then becoming southwest 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to variable 5 to 15 early Tuesday morning then becoming light late Tuesday morning.

Showers changing to rain this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 October 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 October 2020
Wednesday Wind north 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind north 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15.

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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 - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 October 2020

'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 PM PDT 26 October 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located on a line east-west
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:34 PM PDT 26 October 2020 A cold front over Bowie will track southwards across Haida Gwaii
tonight and lie across Queen Charlotte Sound Tuesday afternoon.
Ahead of the front, southwesterly gales over northern waters will
spread to central waters overnight. In its wake, winds will ease to
light to moderate northwesterly.

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