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Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 September 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots veering to westerly 10 to 20 early this morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 after midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Monday morning then veering to southwest 30 to 40 Monday afternoon.

Showers changing to rain after midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 September 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 this morning then building to 2 overnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 September 2021
Tuesday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots veering to westerly 10 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - southern half

Issued 07:43 AM PDT 19 September 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 4:00 AM PDT 19 September 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing low located over the North Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday ridge located over the South Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday frontal system located from Hecate Strait
to the Central Coast then to Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 19 September 2021 A frontal system will move into Bowie this evening from the west. The
front will progress across the northern and central waters on Monday.

Gale force southeast winds will develop along the front. In the wake
of the front, the winds will shift to strong to gale force
southwesterly winds.

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