Monday, November 29, 2021

Special Weather Statement alerts North Coast and Haida Gwaii to more strong winds

The weather forecasting app Windy tracks
the wind direction and speed for Tuesday 

Another wind event is forming up for the North Coast and Haida Gwaii, with Environment Canada issuing a Special Weather Statement Monday afternoon. 

The advisory noting of Southwest Winds from 10 to 80 km/h gusting to 100 km/h arriving in the morning and continuing through to the early afternoon period, when the winds will abate as the low weakens.

Also of note with the approaching system is a GALE WARNING currently in place for Hecate Strait, with Winds of up to 45 knots expected by Tuesday morning subsiding by the afternoon. Seas will be up to 4 metres early Tuesday as the weather front passes through.

Updates on the weather system can be followed through the Environment Canada website.

Road information can be reviewed through the Drive BC website, or Drive BCNW twitter feed.

You can also access the regional Highway Camera network through our feature here.

You can review some of the past weather events for the Northwest from our archive page here.

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