Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 November 2020
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to south 20 to 30 this evening and to south 30 to 40 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 Thursday morning and to northwest 15 near noon Thursday. Wind diminishing to light Thursday evening.
Rain tonight and Thursday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - southern halfIssued 4:00 PM PST 25 November 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 PST 25 November 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:17 PM PST 25 November 2020 A frontal system will cross into Bowie this evening then move
Into northern and central waters and Explorer overnight. The front
will stall on Thursday as it straddles the central and southern
waters. Ahead of the system, gale force southerly winds will develop
followed by strong to moderate northwesterly winds in its wake.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
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- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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