Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 April 2017
Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to south 25 to 35 near midnight then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 near noon Wednesday.
Periods of rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - southern halfIssued 7:40 PM PDT 25 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 PM PDT 25 April 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating ridge located over the Lower
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Vancouver
By midnight PDT tonight dissipating frontal system located over
the Mainland Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 990 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low 989 mb located west of Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:59 PM PDT 25 April 2017 A Pacific front will move eastward across the coastal waters
Tonight. A trailing 990 MB low over Southern Bowie will move slowly
northeastward to lie over the west coast of Haida Gwaii overnight
tonight and then northeast of Bowie Wednesday afternoon.
Southeast gales will continue ahead of the front tonight except
Reach locally storm force over Queen Charlotte Sound and West Coast
Vancouver Island North. Winds will remain below gale strength over
the inner South Coast. In the wake of the front, winds will ease to
strong westerly in the south and shift to gale force southwesterly
In the north.
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