Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 November 2019
Today Tonight and Friday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 late this morning except southeast 30 to 40 near the mainland coast near noon. Wind becoming southeast 30 Friday evening.
Rain changing to showers near noon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - northern halfIssued 10:30 AM PST 14 November 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 10:30 AM PST 14 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over southern Vancouver Island.
At midnight PST tonight low 976 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Friday departing low 982 mb located over the
Gulf of Alaska.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:20 AM PST 14 November 2019 A Pacific front crossing Hecate Strait and Queen Charlotte Sound near
midday today will dissipate over southern waters tonight. Gale to
storm force southeast winds from Dixon Entrance East to west coast
Vancouver Island and Queen Charlotte Strait will ease to moderate to
strong southerly in the wake of the front.
Another frontal system will bring gale to storm force southeast winds
to northern and central waters Friday night.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
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