Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 January 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 early this morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 near noon. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 this evening then diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 Wednesday morning except southeast 30 near the mainland coast.
A few showers.
Hecate Strait - northern half
Hecate Strait - southern half
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate StraitIssued 04:00 AM PST 24 January 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 PST 24 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south over
At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 AM PST 24 January 2017 A frontal system approaching the northern offshore waters will move
across the northern waters tonight and Wednesday morning. Gale force
southeasterlies will develop ahead of the front. Winds will shift to
moderate to strong southwest in the wake the front.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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