Hecate Strait - southern half
Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2022
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 this morning then becoming southerly 25 to 35 this afternoon. Wind becoming south 25 Friday morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Friday evening.
Showers overnight and Friday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Hecate Strait - southern halfIssued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2022
'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 27 January 2022 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located off Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight departing frontal system located over
the North Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PST Friday approaching frontal system located off
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:53 AM PST 27 January 2022 Over the inner South Coast, winds remain light under a
quasi-stationary ridge this morning. Visibility may be limited by
areas of persistent widespread fog.
A frontal system will approach the offshore waters and move
Across Haida Gwaii this afternoon. Ahead of the front,
Winds will rise to gale force southerly across the northern and
central waters. Winds will shift to southwest gales behind the front.
Another frontal system will approach Bowie late Friday. Winds will
shift to gale force southerly ahead of this front over northern
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