Friday, December 21, 2018

Wind Warning Issued for Haida Gwaii

Another Wind Warning is in effect for Haida Gwaii

Another gusty weekend is ahead for Islanders on Haida Gwaii, with Environment Canada issuing a WIND WARNING today, providing notice of a strong Pacific frontal system.

Southeast Winds of 90 km/h are expected to develop north of Vancouver Island on Saturday, tracking north towards Haida Gwaii, bringing gusts of up t0 90 km/h developing Saturday afternoon and continuing on through the evening and overnight period.

With wind warning ashore, those travelling on the water are being alerted to a STORM WARNING now in effect for the waters of Hecate Strait North and South.

The Marine Forecast warns of winds from the Southeast will increase to 50 knots by Saturday evening, with seas of up to 3 metres, subsiding through the evening.

You can get updates to the weather forecasts from the Environment Canada website.

For a look at some of our past weather advisories see our archive page.

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