Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 October 2019
Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 late overnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late Monday morning then becoming westerly 25 to 35 early Monday evening.
Showers this evening. Rain Monday morning and afternoon changing to showers.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - southern 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 9:30 PM PDT 20 October 2019 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating low located over Hecate Strait.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday low located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday departing low located over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:28 PM PDT 20 October 2019 A low pressure system over Hecate Strait will dissipate this evening.
Strong westerly winds over the offshore waters will continue
The next low pressure system will move across offshore waters Monday
morning and cross over Haida Gwaii late Monday afternoon. Gale force
southeast winds ahead of the low will switch to gale force westerlies
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