Issued 09:30 PM PST 31 January 2015
Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 early Sunday afternoon except southwest 35 over southern sections Sunday afternoon.
Rain changing to a few showers early Sunday afternoon.
There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate StraitIssued 9:30 PM PST 31 January 2015
'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 PST 31 January 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located over northern
At noon PST Sunday trough located on a line east-west over Haida
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:27 PM PST 31 January 2015 A Pacific frontal system over Bowie will move across the
Offshore waters and reach the coast by early Sunday morning. Ahead of
the system, strong to gale force southeasterlies over the central and
northern waters will continue tonight. Winds will shift to strong to
gale southwesterlies in the wake of the front.
In addition, gale force northeasterly outflow winds will continue
near Portland Inlet and Douglas Channel through Sunday.
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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