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Hecate Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 12 November 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late overnight and to southeast 35 to 40 early Wednesday afternoon.

Showers changing to rain Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 12 November 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late Wednesday morning and to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 12 November 2019
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to south 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind south 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Hecate Strait - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 12 November 2019

'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 9:30 PM PST 12 November 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over the South Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Wednesday departing ridge located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:10 PM PST 12 November 2019 A Pacific frontal system approaching the offshore waters on Wednesday
will bring southeast gales to Bowie and Northwest Explorer Wednesday
morning and then to the rest of central and northern waters in the
afternoon. Winds will reach storm force southeast Wednesday night
over northern sections of northern waters.

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