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Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 November 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 this evening and to southeast 35 to 45 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 overnight then diminishing to south 25 to 35 Saturday afternoon.

Showers changing to rain overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 November 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late this evening and to 3 to 5 overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 November 2019
Sunday Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind south 10 to 20 knots increasing to north 20 to 30.
Tuesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 07:31 AM PST 15 November 2019

'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 4:00 AM PST 15 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 977 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 10:00 a.m. PST today departing low 982 mb located over the Gulf
of Alaska.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located over the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PST 15 November 2019 A Pacific frontal system will cross the offshore waters tonight and
the coastal waters on Saturday. Gale to storm force southerly winds
will develop over most BC waters this evening and continue through
Saturday.

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