Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 February 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 early this evening then becoming east 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Tuesday morning.
Rain ending early this evening. Chance of showers beginning Tuesday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate StraitIssued 04:00 AM PST 08 February 2016
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 1004 mb located west of Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PST today low 1004 mb located over northwestern Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 975 mb located west of the offshore
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:47 AM PST 8 February 2016 A low will brush the northwest corner of Bowie region this morning.
A second low will move northward while remaining west of offshore
waters on Tuesday.
Gale force south or southeast winds over northern and central
Waters will ease today as the first low moves off to the north.
Southeast gales will return on Tuesday ahead of the second low.
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