Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 early this morning then diminishing to light early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 5 to 15 Tuesday morning and to southeast 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.
Rain Tuesday late in the day.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - southern halfIssued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2022
'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 23 May 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing ridge located on a line north-south
over Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to Haida Gwaii.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday deepening low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low located over northwestern Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:29 AM PDT 23 May 2022 A new low pressure system will approach Explorer on Tuesday. Ahead of
the system, gale force southeasterly winds are expected for Explorer,
West Vancouver Island north, and Queen Charlotte Sound Tuesday
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