Hecate Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 18 November 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 after midnight and to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Monday.

Showers beginning Monday morning.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 November 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 November 2018
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PST 18 November 2018

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 18 November 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
southern BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located 90 miles west of
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:33 PM PST 18 November 2018 A frontal system west of Bowie will slowly move eastward tonight to
reach Bowie by Monday morning.

Strong to gale force southerlies over Bowie will spread throughout
northern waters tonight. On Monday, strong to gale for southerlies
will develop west of Vancouver Island while moderate southeasterlies
are forecast for the inner South Coast.

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