Monday, December 17, 2018

Wind Warning in effect for North Coast -- Coastal Regions and Haida Gwaii

It's deja vu for Haida Gwaii, after a weekend of hurricane force winds things are about to pick up again overnight on the islands, as well as to bring a turn for the North Coast to batten down its hatches as Environment Canada issues a WIND WARNING for all coastal regions of the North Coast and for Haida Gwaii.

North Coast
Haida Gwaii

The Warning issued this afternoon is calling for Winds of 90 kilometres, gusting to 100 km/h into early Tuesday morning.

The winds come from an intense Pacific front set to pass through the region this evening and overnight, it's anticipated the winds will ease off by Tuesday morning.

You can find the latest updates from Environment Canada from their website.

Hurricane Force Wind Warnings are in effect for offshore
areas of the North Coast, Central Coast and Haida Gwaii tonight

The latest system is also delivering a Hurricane Force Wind Warning for Marine areas off the North Coast and Haida Gwaii, with winds of up to 65 knots into this evening and seas of up to 10 metres late this evening.

The Marine Forecast can be reviewed here.

For more items of note on past weather events see our archive page here.

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