Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 September 2023
Tonight and Monday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind east 15 to 25 knots except southeast 40 over southwestern sections. Wind becoming southeast 40 to 50 near midnight then becoming southeast 35 to 45 early Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 early Monday evening.
Periods of rain overnight and Monday. Risk of thunderstorms Monday morning and afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - southern halfIssued 9:30 PM PDT 24 September 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 PDT 24 September 2023 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying frontal system located
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday frontal system located from Vancouver
Island to Haida Gwaii.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday low 964 mb located off Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Monday low 972 mb located over southern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:12 PM PDT 24 September 2023 An intensifying frontal system will approach Vancouver Island
tonight, spreading storm to local hurricane force southeasterly winds
across southern and central waters. Significant wave height of 10
metres is expected for the northwestern half of Explorer tonight into
Another intense low will move from Explorer to Bowie on Monday
maintaining gale to storm force southeast winds across much of the
marine regions. Local hurricane force southeast winds are expected
near the headlands of West Coast Vancouver Island North Monday
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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
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
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