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Hecate Strait - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 September 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this morning then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to variable 5 to 15 near midnight then becoming southeast 10 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

Showers beginning near noon changing to periods of drizzle near midnight. Fog patches forming near midnight and dissipating near noon Thursday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 September 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this morning then subsiding to 1 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 September 2020
Friday Wind southeasterly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 05:05 AM PDT 30 September 2020

'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 AM PDT 30 September 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating cold front located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PDT 30 September 2020 A cold front will approach the northern waters today. Ahead of the
front, southeasterly gales over the northern and central waters will
prevail. The front will dissipate this afternoon with winds easing to
moderate to strong southerlies.

Another frontal system will approach the northern offshore waters
late Thursday, bringing southeasterly gales to Bowie.

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