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Hecate Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 11 November 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late overnight then backing to southeast 15 to 25 Tuesday evening.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:19 PM PST 11 November 2019

Hecate Strait - northern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 Tuesday morning.

Hecate Strait - southern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 near midnight and to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 11 November 2019
Wednesday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon and to southeast 40 to 50 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20.
Friday Wind south 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PST 11 November 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 4:00 PM PST 11 November 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM PST 11 November 2019 A frontal system over Hecate Strait will move southward to lie
Over the Central Coast by Tuesday morning then reach the Lower
Mainland near noon on Tuesday.

Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterly winds will
Continue over the northern and central coastal waters tonight.
Strong to gale force southwesterly winds will prevail over outer
waters tonight and Tuesday in wake of the front.

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