Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Wind Warnings issued for North Coast and Haida Gwaii

A strong wind is going to blow and with it, a damp Pacific front is set to deliver a fair amount of rain along the way, all as a rapidly approaching weather system makes its way to the North Pacific region.

North Coast and Haida Gwaii
under Wind Warning

Marine approaches to Haida Gwaii 
and North Coast under 
Hurricane Force Wind Warnings

Late Tuesday afternoon, Environment Canada issued a Wind Warning for the North Coast and Haida Gwaii for Wednesday, calling for strong Southeasterly Winds of up 100 km/h to develop in the morning, the winds are then expected to increase to 110 km/h through the afternoon and into evening as the front comes ashore. Winds along coastal areas will ease after midnight and into early Thursday morning.

Wind Warning for North Coast issued Tuesday afternoon at 4 PM

Along with the winds, which at times could be a damaging levels, rain accumulations starting Wednesday evening could provide for significant levels, with up to 150 mm anticipated through to Sunday.

The Weather Network forecast calls for
significant elves of rain over next three days

The Marine Forecasts for the coastal regions of both Haida Gwaii and the North Coast also highlight the intensity of the winds to come, with Hurricane Force Wind Warnings issued for many offshore approaches.

You can receive updated information on the approaching weather system from the Environment Canada website.

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