Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 February 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25 near noon then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 near midnight then diminishing to southeast 30 to 40 Sunday afternoon.
Rain beginning near midnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - southern halfIssued 04:00 AM PST 06 February 2016
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:48 AM PST 6 February 2016 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters this afternoon.
The system will move eastward to Bowie by Sunday morning and will
reach the North Coast by Sunday afternoon. Ahead of the front, gale
to storm force southeasterly winds will prevail over northern and
central waters later today through Sunday.
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