Sunday, December 15, 2019

Wind Warning issued for Prince Rupert/North Coast/Haida Gwaii

Environment Canada issued a WIND WARNING for all of the North and Central Coast as well as Haida Gwaii on Sunday evening, with Winds of up to 50 to 70 km/h expected by the morning/afternoon, increasing to 90 km/h into Monday overnight.

The Strong winds will arrive as part of weather system set to make for a wet week for the region, with Rain at times heavy expected for the Prince Rupert area through Monday.

The Marine forecast has been upgraded as well, with a STORM WARNING now in effect for the Hecate Strait with winds up to 50 knots into Monday evening with seas building to 4 metres tonight before subsiding.

You can get up to date information on the approaching system from the Environment Canada website.

For more items of past weather notes see our archive page here.

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