Issued 04:00 PM PST 10 December 2017
Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots except southeast 40 to 45 over northern sections late this afternoon and this evening. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 after midnight. Wind southeast 25 to 35 Monday.
Periods of rain ending late this evening.
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 4:00 PM PST 10 December 2017
'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 10 December 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located off Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line north-south over eastern Bowie.
At 10:00 a.m. PST Monday trough located 120 miles southwest of
By 10:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching trough located 60 miles
southwest of the Outer Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:58 PM PST 10 December 2017 A Pacific frontal system will reach the northern offshore waters
This evening as a deep low pressure system moves northward into the
Western Gulf of Alaska. The system is bringing widespread southeast
gales to the central and northern waters, with storm force winds
Over the northern offshore waters and off Northern Haida Gwaii.
The front will stall and weaken in a north to south line just off
Haida Gwaii tonight, leading to winds easing off to marginal gale
force over most of the central and northern waters by early Monday
morning. The front is then forecast to intensify somewhat on Monday
night as it finally makes its way through the coast, with strong to
gale force southeasterlies expected ahead of the frontal passage
until early Tuesday morning.
Mackenzie - Mackenzie River Area
- Axe Point mile 91 to Camsell Bend mile 290
- Bowie - northern half
- Camsell Bend mile 290 to Tulita mile 512
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Fort Good Hope mile 684 to Point Separation mile 913
- Great Slave Lake - basin
- Great Slave Lake - east arm
- Great Slave Lake - north arm
- Hecate Strait
- Lake Athabasca
- North Mackenzie
- North Tuktoyaktuk
- Point Separation mile 913 to Kittigazuit Bay mile 1081
- Prince Alfred
- Prince of Wales
- Tuktoyaktuk - northern half
- Tuktoyaktuk - southern half
- Tulita mile 512 to Fort Good Hope mile 684
- West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half
- Wrigley Harbour mile 0 to Axe Point mile 91
- Yukon Coast
- 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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