Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 25 March 2017
Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35 near midnight then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon.
Chance of showers changing to periods of rain Sunday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - northern halfIssued 9:30 PM PDT 25 March 2017
'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 9:30 PM PDT 25 March 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 2:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located over the offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening cold front located over Haida
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:24 PM PDT 25 March 2017 A front just west of the offshore waters late this evening will
Move to a line over Haida Gwaii and Vancouver Island later
Sunday afternoon. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterlies
Will develop this evening over offshore waters and spread to
Northern and central waters by Sunday morning. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies will develop early Sunday morning for portions of
The northern and central waters as well as areas west of Vancouver
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