Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 September 2021
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots except southeast 25 to 35 near the mainland coast. Wind becoming southwesterly 20 to 30 late this evening. Wind southwesterly 20 to 30 Saturday.
Showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - southern halfIssued 5:41 PM PDT 17 September 2021
'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 PDT 17 September 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 987 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 987 mb located over Haida Gwaii.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building frontal system located over
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing frontal system located over
the southern Strait of Georgia.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 PM PDT 17 September 2021 A strong Pacific front is currently over the South Coast. Gale force
southeasterly winds will continue tonight as the front sweeps across
Winds are forecast to ease to moderate to strong westerly in the wake
of the front. Westerly gales will develop late in the day today
across Explorer and west coast Vancouver Island.
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