Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 October 2018
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots this evening and to southeast 15 to 25 after midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Friday morning then diminishing to southwesterly 10 to 20 Friday afternoon.
Rain beginning Friday morning and ending Friday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - southern halfIssued 04:00 AM PDT 18 October 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 AM PDT 18 October 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today approaching frontal system located west
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday cold front located on a line north-south
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:45 AM PDT 18 October 2018 A frontal system will approach the northern offshore waters today.
Southeast gales will develop over Bowie this afternoon and near
Haida Gwaii tonight. Winds will rise to storm force southeasterlies
in Northern Bowie late this evening and shift to storm force
southwesterlies overnight behind the front.
The front will move eastward across the northern and central waters
on Friday with southeast gales ahead of it and moderate to strong
southwesterlies in its wake. Southwesterly gales will prevail over
Bowie on Friday.
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