Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 April 2017
Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming west 20 to 30 late this evening then diminishing to west 15 to 20 Sunday morning. Wind backing to southwest 5 to 15 late Sunday afternoon.
Rain changing to chance of showers overnight and Sunday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - northern halfIssued 9:30 PM PDT 29 April 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 29 April 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 997 mb located over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating low 1008 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:14 PM PDT 29 April 2017 A low over Haida Gwaii will move onto the North Coast overnight.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies over northern and central waters
will shift to gale force westerly in the wake of the low and diminish
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