Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 February 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 early this morning then diminishing to south 20 to 30 early this afternoon except northwest 15 over western sections. Wind becoming north 10 to 20 early this evening then diminishing to light after midnight. Wind increasing to south 15 to 25 Thursday morning and to southerly 25 to 35 Thursday evening.
Rain this afternoon tonight and Thursday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - southern halfIssued 04:00 AM PST 19 February 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today cold front located over Haida Gwaii.
By 1:00 p.m. PST today departing cold front located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.
At 7:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Explorer.
At 1:00 a.m. PST Thursday approaching frontal system located west
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:47 AM PST 19 February 2020 A cold front over Haida Gwaii will continue its eastward track.
Ahead of the front, there are gale force southerlies over West Haida
Gwaii and Hecate Strait. The southerly gales will ease late this
afternoon as the frontal system moves inland.
Another frontal system will approach Bowie overnight Wednesday and
into early Thursday morning. Gale to storm force southerlies will
develop ahead of the front through Thursday morning over the offshore
and northern waters.
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