Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 December 2016
Tonight and Friday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 late Friday morning then diminishing to east 15 to 20 Friday evening.
A few showers beginning late Friday morning and ending Friday evening.
Temperatures near plus 1.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - northern halfIssued 4:00 PM PST 08 December 2016
'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 PST 8 December 2016 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 p.m. PST today deepening frontal system located west of
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday frontal system located over western Queen
At 4:00 p.m. PST today intensifying low 993 mb located off the
By 10:30 a.m. PST Friday low 985 mb located over northwestern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:07 PM PST 8 December 2016 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior
today through Friday. Gale to storm force outflow winds are expected
through mainland inlets. Cold temperatures from the Arctic outflow
winds will give a risk of moderate freezing spray near most mainland
A strong frontal system west of the offshore waters will move over
Explorer this evening. Gale to storm force easterlies and
southeasterlies ahead of the system will spread to south and central
waters. The low associated with this frontal system will move over
Northwestern Explorer Friday morning. Gale to storm force
southwesterlies can be expected near the low.
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