Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 April 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light early this evening then increasing to southeast 30 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Tuesday afternoon then diminishing to south 20 Tuesday evening.
Rain beginning Tuesday afternoon and ending Tuesday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - southern halfIssued 05:05 AM PDT 24 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 4:00 AM PDT 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening trough located over the southern
Strait of Georgia.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Cape St. James.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located over the offshore
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:44 AM PDT 24 April 2017 A cold front will approach the BC coast on Tuesday. Ahead of the
front, gale to marginal storm force southeasterlies are forecast
For offshore, northern, and central waters beginning Tuesday
Morning. The strong southeasterly winds will persist into the
In the wake of the front, gale force westerlies are expected over
portions of Bowie and Explorer.
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- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
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