Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 January 2022
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening then veering to south 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind backing to southeast 35 early Saturday afternoon then diminishing to west 30 late Saturday afternoon.
Rain tonight and Saturday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - northern halfIssued 4:00 PM PST 28 January 2022
'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 28 January 2022 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:59 PM PST 28 January 2022 Over the inner South Coast, winds remain light under a ridge of high
pressure today. Stronger southeast winds are expected late Saturday
as a front approaches.
For northern and central waters, an incoming front will provide
A boost to winds tonight. Winds will shift to gale force southerly
ahead of this front over northern and central waters tonight. On
Saturday, winds will rise to southeast 45 knots through Dixon east,
Hecate Strait, Queen Charlotte Sound and the headlands of Vancouver
Mackenzie - Mackenzie River Area
- Axe Point mile 91 to Camsell Bend mile 290
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- Camsell Bend mile 290 to Tulita mile 512
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- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Fort Good Hope mile 684 to Point Separation mile 913
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