Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 09:30 PM PST 01 February 2023
Tonight and Thursday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 after midnight and to southerly 50 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to southerly 35 to 45 Thursday afternoon and to southwest 15 to 25 early Thursday evening.
Periods of rain. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - northern halfIssued 9:30 PM PST 01 February 2023
'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 9:30 PM PST 1 February 2023 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:18 PM PST 1 February 2023 An approaching frontal system will track northeastwards across the
offshore waters tonight and Haida Gwaii on Thursday. Southeasterly
gales ahead of this front over southern and central waters late this
evening will spread into northern waters overnight.
The southeast gales will continue through Thursday and increase to
storm force from Dixon Entrance - east to the headlands of Vancouver
Winds will ease to light to moderate southwesterlies over northern
waters Thursday evening but continue to be solid gale force
southeasterlies over the central waters.
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