Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 October 2019
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots backing to southeast 20 to 30 near noon then becoming westerly 25 to 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 20 overnight then backing to south 20 Friday afternoon.
Rain changing to showers overnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - southern halfIssued 04:00 AM PDT 17 October 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 4:00 AM PDT 17 October 2019 Today Tonight and Friday By 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over
southern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:40 AM PDT 17 October 2019 A front over Vancouver Island will move across the inner South Coast
this morning. Strong to gale force southeast winds ahead of the front
will ease to moderate to strong later this morning.
A trough of low pressure will move across the offshore and outer
waters today and track inland tonight. Ahead of the trough, strong to
gale force southerlies will shift to gale to storm force westerlies
in its wake.
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