Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 09:30 PM PST 18 January 2021
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to westerly 25 late overnight and to westerly 15 near noon Tuesday.
Rain changing to showers Tuesday 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 18 January 2021
'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 18 January 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday dissipating frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:11 PM PST 18 January 2021 A frontal system over Bowie will move onto the North Coast tonight,
and weaken as it progresses through the Central Coast Tuesday morning
then sweeping through the South Coast on Tuesday afternoon.
Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southeasterlies over offshore
and northern waters will spread to central waters overnight and ease
Tuesday morning. In its wake, the winds shift to strong to gale force
westerly and will ease to moderate to strong midday Tuesday.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
- 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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