Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2018
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots veering to westerly 25 to 35 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 Sunday afternoon.
Hecate Strait - northern half
Hecate Strait - southern half
Hecate Strait - northern halfIssued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2018
Hecate Strait - southern halfIssued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2018
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate StraitIssued 4:00 PM PST 24 February 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 4:00 PM PST 24 February 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday departing ridge located over BC interior.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday departing cold front located over the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:50 PM PST 24 February 2018 A cold front located over the Queen Charlotte Sound will reach the
South Coast overnight. In the wake of the front, gale to storm force
westerly winds over the northern waters will spread southward to the
central waters tonight then to the southern waters on Sunday.
The gale to storm force northwesterly winds will persist over most
waters through late Sunday.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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