Hecate Strait - northern half
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 04 August 2020
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 near midnight and to variable 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming south 15 Wednesday afternoon.
Periods of rain ending Wednesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - northern halfIssued 9:30 PM PDT 04 August 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 9:30 PM PDT 4 August 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Tofino.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By noon PDT Wednesday frontal system located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:23 PM PDT 4 August 2020 A frontal system will move across the North Coast tonight while
weakening. Strong to gale force southerly winds over Dixon Entrance
East and Hecate Strait north will diminish to moderate westerly late
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