Sunday, December 14, 2014

Wind Warning issued for Haida Gwaii for Monday afternoon

A low pressure area currently off the coast of Oregon is going to make for windy conditions for Haida Gwaii by the time Monday afternoon rolls around.

Environment Canada issued a Wind Warning for the Islands on Sunday evening, outlining that strong Southeast winds of up to 90 km/h will develop mid day Monday, the winds could result in damage to buildings.

The winds will abate by evening as the Low makes its presence known to the Haida Gwaii area.

Once the Low arrives Periods of rain are expected to continue through the day, ending in the overnight period.

Depending on the severity of the storm off the coast, the BC Ferries schedule may be affected into Tuesday. Any Service Notices for the Ferry Service can be found here.

To this point, No Warnings have been issued for the North Coast, the forecast calling for a mix of sun and Cloud with a chance of showers into Tuesday.

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