Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 November 2021
Tonight and Saturday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 10 to 20 early this evening then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late this evening. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 near midnight then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 early Saturday morning then diminishing to southeast 35 to 45 near noon Saturday. Wind diminishing to south 20 to 30 Saturday afternoon.
Showers changing to rain overnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - northern halfIssued 4:00 PM PST 26 November 2021
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 26 November 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over the South Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over BC interior.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
By noon PST Saturday departing frontal system located over the
At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday low located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday departing low located over the Alaska
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:53 PM PST 26 November 2021 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters tonight.
Winds will rise to gale to storm force southeasterly over the
northern and central waters overnight. Winds will rise to strong to
gale force southeasterly over the southern waters overnight.
An area of low pressure will pass north of Bowie on Saturday morning
leading to strong to gale force southwesterly winds for water west
Of Haida Gwaii well into Saturday night.
A trough of low pressure trailing this area of low pressure will
sweep through northern waters from northwest to southeast on Saturday
night. Strong to gale force southwesterlies over northern and
Central waters will precede this trough.
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