Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this morning and to southwest 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 this evening and to southeast 30 to 40 after midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 Tuesday morning.
A few showers ending this afternoon. Rain beginning Tuesday morning.
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 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2018
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 AM PST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today departing trough located over the Mainland
At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 992 mb located 100 miles southwest
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 984 mb located over southern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:04 AM PST 22 January 2018 Strong southwesterlies will prevail today over most waters with
Local gales expected mainly over the offshore waters and the western
half of Dixon Entrance.
A developing low pressure system will reach Explorer late tonight
And will move into Southeastern Bowie Tuesday afternoon. The system
will bring gale to storm force southeast winds over most waters by
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