Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 October 2020
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots backing to south 15 late this evening except north 25 over northern sections. Wind becoming south 25 to 35 early Saturday morning then increasing to south 35 to 45 near noon Saturday. Wind becoming south 35 Saturday evening.
Showers changing to rain overnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate StraitIssued 4:00 PM PDT 30 October 2020
'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.
Hecate Strait - southern halfIssued 04:00 AM PDT 30 October 2020
'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 PM PDT 30 October 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 PM PDT 30 October 2020 A frontal system will move onto Bowie on Saturday morning and reach
the North Coast in the evening. Winds will rise to gale force
southerly over the central and northern waters as the front
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