Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 November 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southerly 15 knots becoming northerly 10 to 20 early this morning except southeast 20 near the mainland coast. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 early this afternoon then becoming southeast 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Wednesday morning and to southeast 30 to 40 Wednesday afternoon.
Showers changing to rain Wednesday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - southern halfIssued 04:00 AM PST 28 November 2023
'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 PST 28 November 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST today dissipating frontal system located over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:53 AM PST 28 November 2023 An approaching front will bring strong to gale force southerly winds
to Bowie on Wednesday morning. Winds will rise to strong to gale
force southerly over the northern and central waters on Wednesday
afternoon as the front moves eastward.
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