Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2017
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots except southwest 30 to 35 over southern sections overnight. Wind becoming westerly 20 near noon Sunday.
A few showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this evening overnight and Sunday morning.
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 4:59 PM PDT 21 October 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 21 October 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 972 mb located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening low 1002 mb located over the
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Cape Scott.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing frontal system located over
the Lower Mainland.
At 11:00 a.m. PDT Sunday building ridge located over the South
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:58 PM PDT 21 October 2017 A frontal system in a north to south line over Cape Scott this
afternoon will move inland this evening, bringing gale to storm
Force southeasterlies to the central and southern waters. Winds will
shift to strong southerly in its wake, with a large area of gale
force southwesterlies developing off the outer coast and over the
offshore waters tonight, thanks to a deep low pressure centre
Passing to the north of Bowie. Winds will ease to moderate to strong
southerly Sunday afternoon as the low weakens over the Alaska
Panhandle and a ridge of high pressure builds over the South Coast.
Mackenzie - Mackenzie River Area
- Axe Point mile 91 to Camsell Bend mile 290
- Bowie - northern half
- Camsell Bend mile 290 to Tulita mile 512
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Fort Good Hope mile 684 to Point Separation mile 913
- Great Slave Lake - basin
- Great Slave Lake - east arm
- Great Slave Lake - north arm
- Hecate Strait
- Lake Athabasca
- North Mackenzie
- North Tuktoyaktuk
- Point Separation mile 913 to Kittigazuit Bay mile 1081
- Prince Alfred
- Prince of Wales
- Tuktoyaktuk - northern half
- Tuktoyaktuk - southern half
- Tulita mile 512 to Fort Good Hope mile 684
- West Coast Haida Gwaii
- Wrigley Harbour mile 0 to Axe Point mile 91
- Yukon Coast
- 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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