Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 August 2017
Today Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming southwest 20 this morning then backing to south 15 to 20 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 this evening then becoming southeast 25 to 35 Monday evening.
Periods of rain ending Monday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - northern halfIssued 04:00 AM PDT 20 August 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 4:00 AM PDT 20 August 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
At 7:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over northern
By noon PDT today frontal system located over the North Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:31 AM PDT 20 August 2017 A frontal system will approach the coast slowly today with southeast
gales forecast to develop in Dixon East and Northern Hecate Strait
On Monday evening.
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