Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 October 2019
Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early Monday morning and to southeast 30 to 40 near noon Monday. Wind diminishing to south 25 early Monday evening.
Showers this evening and Monday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - northern halfIssued 9:30 PM PDT 20 October 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 4:00 AM PDT 21 October 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing low located near Langara.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday building ridge located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south
At 8:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday trough located over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:29 AM PDT 21 October 2019 A vigorous low pressure system will move across northern waters today
making land fall on the North Coast this evening. Gale force
southeast winds ahead of the low will switch to gale to storm force
westerlies in its wake.
Gale force southwesterly winds will funnel up the North Coast
mainland inlets as the low moves into northern Interior British
The associated frontal passage will impact the South Coast as well.
Gale force southeasterlies will develop in the Northern Georgia
strait this afternoon and abruptly switch to strong northwesterlies
Tuesday morning. Westerly gale force winds will also impact the Juan
de Fuca Strait tonight through Tuesday morning.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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