Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 November 2015
Tonight and Tuesday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots becoming southeast 40 to 50 early this evening then diminishing to south 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 near noon Tuesday except southeast 35 over southeastern sections. Wind becoming southwest 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.
Periods of rain.
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 4:00 PM PST 30 November 2015
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PST 30 November 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday departing frontal system located over
the North Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1001 mb located over southeastern
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 1004 mb located over Queen Charlotte
At 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday intensifying frontal system located
By 7:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located over Vancouver
At 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening ridge located over BC interior.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:54 PM PST 30 November 2015 A north to south aligned front west of Haida Gwaii will move eastward
through the North Coast tonight. Meanwhile, a 1001 millibar low
Over Explorer will track northeastward to lie off Cape Scott this
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will prevail over most
Waters ahead of the front and low. Storm force southeasterlies
Off the west coast of Vancouver Island and off the Central Coast will
spread to Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance East this evening.
On Tuesday, another frontal system will move through the South Coast
bringing gale to storm force southeasterlies, while winds remain
mostly moderate to strong southerly over the north.
Mackenzie - Mackenzie River Area
- Axe Point mile 91 to Camsell Bend mile 290
- 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 - northern half
- 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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