Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early this morning then diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 35 late overnight then diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 Wednesday afternoon.
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Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - northern halfIssued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 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 3 August 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary frontal system located
over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 AM PDT 3 August 2021 A ridge of high pressure over Northern Vancouver Island and strong
daytime heating over the BC Interior are producing strong to gale
force inflow winds through Juan de Fuca Strait every day in the late
afternoon and evening. Winds then ease to moderate to strong by early
A stalled front over Haida Gwaii will produce strong to gale force
southerly winds over the northern waters today and Wednesday.
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