Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 May 2018
Today Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 near noon then becoming southeast 25 to 35 Monday morning.
Chance of showers changing to rain after midnight.
Hecate Strait - northern half
Hecate Strait - southern half
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate StraitIssued 10:30 AM PDT 20 May 2018
'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 10:30 AM PDT 20 May 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today warm front located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening warm front located on a line
north-south over Langara.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday cold front located west of Langara.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:54 AM PDT 20 May 2018 A cold front will approach the northern offshore waters this
Evening. The system will move eastward to Bowie by Monday morning
And reach Haida Gwaii by Monday afternoon. Ahead of the front, gale
force southerly winds will develop over most northern waters tonight
and Monday. The winds will ease Monday evening as the system
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