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Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 October 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots becoming variable 15 to 25 late this afternoon then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early Monday morning and to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Monday. Wind becoming south 25 Monday evening.

Showers ending near midnight. Showers Monday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 October 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 October 2019
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northerly 10 to 20.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 October 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 10:30 AM PDT 20 October 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over southern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening low located over northern Hecate
Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday low located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday departing low located over Queen Charlotte
Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 20 October 2019 A frontal system will cross the Central Coast this morning and the
South Coast this afternoon. Gale force southeast winds will accompany
the front then switch to gale force westerlies in its wake.

The next low pressure system moves across offshore waters Monday
morning and makes landfall on the Central Coast by late Monday
afternoon. Gale force southeast winds ahead of the low will switch to
gale force westerlies in behind.

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