Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 22 March 2019
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 30 to 40 late this evening then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind becoming southeast 15 early Saturday evening.
Rain ending after midnight. Showers Saturday morning and afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - northern halfIssued 9:30 PM PDT 22 March 2019
'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 9:30 PM PDT 22 March 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening trough located north of Bowie.
At 8:00 p.m. PDT Saturday quasi-stationary cold front located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:20 PM PDT 22 March 2019 A trough of low pressure over the northern waters will continue
northward to reach the Alaska Panhandle late overnight.
Marginal southerly gale force winds through Hecate Strait this
evening will become strong southeast following the passage of the
Another front will approach from offshore on Saturday spreading
strong to gale force southeasterlies to the offshore waters.
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