Language selection

Features

My Weather Profile Weather Topics  | 

Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 February 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwesterly 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 early this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 this evening. Wind backing to southwest 10 to 20 after midnight then to southerly 15 to 25 Saturday morning. Wind becoming southerly 20 to 30 Saturday evening.

Showers ending this morning. Rain overnight and Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 February 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 February 2021
Sunday Wind southwesterly 20 to 30 knots becoming southwest 25 to 35 in the morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwesterly 15 to 25.

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Mackenzie - Mackenzie River marine weather areas Great Slave Lake - 45141 Great Slave Lake North Arm - 45150 Herschel Island Komakuk Beach Shingle Point Airport Aklavik Airport Cape Parry Airport Fort Good Hope Airport Tulita Airport Fort Providence Fort Reliance Fort Resolution Airport Fort Simpson Airport Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport Inner Whaleback Rocks Inuvik Airport Keats Point Lutselke Airport Norman Wells Airport Paulatuk Airport Pelly Island Tuktoyaktuk Airport Wrigley Airport Yellowknife Airport Liverpool Bay Little Chicago Storm Hills Bathurst Inlet Kugluktuk Airport Hat Island Croker River Cambridge Bay Airport Cape Peel West Gateshead Island Stefansson Island Cape Providence Ulukhaktok Airport Sachs Harbour Airport Thomsen River Prairie River Egg Island Fort Chipewyan Airport Stony Rapids Airport Uranium City
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 February 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 PST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PST 26 February 2021 A ridge of high pressure parked in the Eastern Pacific ocean will
maintain widespread gale force northwest winds across most
BC marine waters this morning.

The northwest winds will ease from gale force to strong later this
afternoon across the northern and central waters. However, gale force
northwest winds will continue across southern waters through today
and into this evening.

Mackenzie - Mackenzie River Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Features

Need to travel Alberta Highway 93?

Go prepared with Highway 93 forecasts. Highway regions are available in the Alberta text forecast bulletin between Lake Louise and Jasper. (Photo by: Natalie Anderson)

Date modified: