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Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 29 November 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 this evening and to westerly 10 to 20 early Monday morning. Wind increasing to southerly 20 to 30 Monday afternoon and to southerly 30 to 40 Monday evening.

Rain ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 2020
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 metres subsiding to 3 late this evening and to 2 overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 Monday morning then building to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 2020
Tuesday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southeast 30 to 40 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 29 November 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 10:30 AM PST 29 November 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday departing frontal system located on a line
north-south over the southern Strait of Georgia.

At 1:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PST 29 November 2020 A frontal system will remain on a line northeast-southwest over
Southern Bowie today. The system will move southeastward to Hecate
Strait this evening then reach Vancouver Island by Monday morning.
Gale to storm force southerly winds over northern and central waters
ahead of the front will spread to southern waters this afternoon.
Winds will become strong to gale force northwesterlies in the wake of
the front.

Another frontal system will approach northern offshore waters Monday
afternoon. Ahead of the system, gale to storm force southerly winds
will develop over northern and central waters Monday afternoon and
evening.

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