Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 October 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 this evening then becoming southwest 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to variable 5 to 15 early Tuesday morning then becoming light late Tuesday morning.
Showers changing to rain this evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - southern halfIssued 10:30 AM PDT 26 October 2020
'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 PM PDT 26 October 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located on a line east-west
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:34 PM PDT 26 October 2020 A cold front over Bowie will track southwards across Haida Gwaii
tonight and lie across Queen Charlotte Sound Tuesday afternoon.
Ahead of the front, southwesterly gales over northern waters will
spread to central waters overnight. In its wake, winds will ease to
light to moderate northwesterly.
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