Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 10:30 AM PST 01 March 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southerly 30 to 40 early this evening and to south 40 to 45 late overnight. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 Thursday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - southern halfIssued 10:30 AM PST 01 March 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 10:30 AM PST 1 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 1:00 a.m. PST Thursday cold front from low located over Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Thursday cold front located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday weakening cold front located over the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:16 AM PST 1 March 2017 An approaching low pressure centre will move northeast through Bowie
tonight. The associated cold front will track across the offshore
waters tonight and Haida Gwaii Thursday morning, then slide
southwards down the BC coast Thursday afternoon.
Ahead of the front, gale force southerly winds will develop over the
offshore, central and northern waters tonight then shift to westerly
gales Thursday morning in its wake.
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