Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 08 May 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this morning then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 15 this evening. Wind west 10 to 15 Sunday.
Showers ending near midnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - northern halfIssued 04:00 AM PDT 08 May 2021
'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 AM PDT 8 May 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:31 AM PDT 8 May 2021 A trough in a north to south line will move over Haida Gwaii early
this morning and onto the North Coast by late this afternoon. Strong
to locally gale force southeast winds will develop along Hecate
Strait and Dixon Entrance East.
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