Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 09:30 PM PST 19 January 2019
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 near midnight and to southwest 5 to 15 early Sunday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - northern halfIssued 9:30 PM PST 19 January 2019
'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 9:30 PM PST 19 January 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low 1002 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.
At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 998 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday low 1005 mb located north of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:18 PM PST 19 January 2019 A low currently over the Southern Alaskan Panhandle continues to
weaken as it moves north. Behind the low, gale to storm force
southwesterlies over the northern and central waters will continue to
ease this evening.
On Sunday, moderate to strong southwesterlies are forecast for
northern and central waters while areas to the south can expect
lighter winds under a weak ridge of high pressure.
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