Issued 10:30 AM PDT 29 April 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Wind southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light near midnight then becoming southwesterly inflow 5 to 15 Saturday afternoon.
Chance of showers today. A few showers beginning Saturday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
At 8:00 a.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Saturday weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over northwestern Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:26 AM PDT 29 April 2016 A building ridge of high pressure over Haida Gwaii today will produce
strong to gale force west to northwest winds over southern waters.
Winds will ease to moderate to strong tonight.
A frontal system will approach Bowie this evening and move onto the
North Coast by Saturday afternoon. Gale force southeasterly winds
will develop ahead of the front over northern waters.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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