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Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 November 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to south 20 to 30 this evening and to south 30 to 40 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 Thursday morning and to northwest 15 near noon Thursday. Wind diminishing to light Thursday evening.

Rain tonight and Thursday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 November 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 early Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 November 2020
Friday Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots becoming westerly 20 to 30 in the afternoon then becoming westerly 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots increasing to 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.

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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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - southern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 25 November 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 PST 25 November 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:17 PM PST 25 November 2020 A frontal system will cross into Bowie this evening then move
Into northern and central waters and Explorer overnight. The front
will stall on Thursday as it straddles the central and southern
waters. Ahead of the system, gale force southerly winds will develop
followed by strong to moderate northwesterly winds in its wake.

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