Hecate Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 22 February 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northeasterly 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind northeasterly 25 to 35 Saturday.

Showers ending Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 February 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 February 2019
Sunday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northeast 30 to 40.
Tuesday Wind northeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - southern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 22 February 2019

'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 9:30 PM PST 22 February 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 1004 mb located over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday weakening low 1011 mb located southwest
of Cape Scott.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday building ridge located over northern
BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 PM PST 22 February 2019 A ridge of high pressure will build over the Northern BC Interior
overnight. Strong to gale force outflow winds will develop through
the mainland inlets of the North Coast overnight and spread to the
South Coast on Saturday night.

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