Issued 10:30 AM PST 25 January 2015
Today Tonight and Monday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwesterly 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 late this afternoon then becoming easterly 10 to 20 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Monday afternoon then becoming southeast 25 to 35 Monday evening.
Chance of showers changing to periods of rain near midnight.
Hecate Strait - northern half
Hecate Strait - southern half
There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate StraitIssued 10:30 AM PST 25 January 2015
'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 10:30 AM PST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today warm front located over Cape Scott extending
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight warm front located over the Central Coast
At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday low located southwest of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday low 998 mb located over northwestern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:13 AM PST 25 January 2015 A warm front over Northern Vancouver Island will move over the
Central Coast this evening. Strong to gale force southerlies over
southern waters will continue today and gradually ease this evening.
The associated low centre will approach Explorer tonight and move
over Northern Explorer by Monday afternoon. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterly in its wake.
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