Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 February 2020
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 late this afternoon and to light this evening. Wind increasing to south 10 to 20 early Thursday morning and to south 20 to 30 late Thursday morning. Wind increasing to south 30 to 40 early Thursday afternoon and to south 45 Thursday evening.
Rain ending this evening. Rain Thursday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - northern halfIssued 4:00 PM PST 19 February 2020
'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 19 February 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening cold front located from Hecate
Strait to Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight dissipating cold front located from Queen
Charlotte Sound to Explorer.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday departing ridge located over southern
At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:50 PM PST 19 February 2020 A cold front stretching from Hecate Strait to Explorer will slowly
drift eastward as it dissipates tonight over central waters. Strong
to gale force southerly winds will become light tonight as the front
Another frontal system will approach Bowie overnight and continue
towards the North Coast on Thursday. Gale to storm force southerlies
will develop ahead of the front.
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- 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
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- Explorer - northwestern half
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