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Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 July 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 early this morning then backing to south 5 to 15 this evening. Wind becoming light Saturday afternoon.

Showers ending Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 July 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this morning and to 1 to 2 late this morning. Seas subsiding to 1 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 July 2021
Sunday Wind south 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind south 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 5 to 10 knots veering to northwest 5 to 10.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 06:57 AM PDT 23 July 2021

'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 23 July 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Hecate Strait.
By 6:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating trough located over the
Mainland Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 AM PDT 23 July 2021 A trough of low pressure laying through Hecate Strait will move onto
the mainland coast early this morning. Ahead of the trough, strong to
gale force southeasterly winds will shift to moderate southwesterly
in its wake.

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