Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 February 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind north 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 near noon then becoming northwest 10 to 20 this evening except southeast 10 to 20 near the mainland coast. Wind becoming west 20 overnight then increasing to northwest 20 to 30 Tuesday morning.
Showers beginning near midnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 18 February 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening ridge located over BC interior.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:36 AM PST 18 February 2019 An approaching trough of low pressure will intensify over the North
Coast tonight and stretch across the mainland coast by Tuesday
morning. In the wake of the trough, northwesterly gales will develop
over Bowie tonight then spread to northern and central waters Tuesday
morning and the west coast of Vancouver Island in the afternoon.
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