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Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 03 December 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 Friday morning and to southeast 50 to 60 Friday evening.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 03 December 2020

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 5 Friday afternoon.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 metres building to 5 Friday morning and to 6 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 03 December 2020
Saturday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50.
Monday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Hecate Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PST 03 December 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 3 December 2020 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening low located off the Alaska
panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Friday frontal system located over Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Friday quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northwest-southeast over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Friday low 990 mb located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Friday low 990 mb located over northwestern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:34 PM PST 3 December 2020 A weakening low pressure centre off over the Alaskan Panhandle will
move inland tonight. Gale force southerlies over central and
Northern waters will shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies
As the low moves off tonight.

Widespread southeast gales will redevelop Friday morning as another
frontal system moves over Haida Gwaii. Storm force winds are
Possible Friday morning for the North Coast. Winds will rise to
Storm force southerlies Friday evening as another strong low centre
moves northwards across Bowie.

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