Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 February 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind north 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 near noon then becoming northwest 10 to 20 this evening except southeast 10 to 20 near the mainland coast. Wind becoming west 20 overnight then increasing to northwest 20 to 30 Tuesday morning.

Showers beginning near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 February 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 February 2019
Wednesday Wind north 20 to 30 knots diminishing to north 10 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind north 10 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

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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

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 AM PST 18 February 2019 An approaching trough of low pressure will intensify over the North
Coast tonight and stretch across the mainland coast by Tuesday
morning. In the wake of the trough, northwesterly gales will develop
over Bowie tonight then spread to northern and central waters Tuesday
morning and the west coast of Vancouver Island in the afternoon.

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