West Coast Haida Gwaii
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 July 2016
Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest 15 late this evening then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 early Saturday morning. Wind veering to southwest 25 early Saturday afternoon then increasing to northwest 30 to 40 late Saturday afternoon.
Rain beginning early Saturday morning and ending Saturday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Haida GwaiiIssued 4:21 PM PDT 01 July 2016
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 1 July 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Tofino.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today deepening trough from 1004 mb low located
over 50N 148W extending southwestward.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday trough from 1001 mb low located over
54N 132W extending southward.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 PM PDT 1 July 2016 A 1004 MB low near 50N 148W with trough extending southwestward
Will move towards Haida Gwaii overnight. By 4 PM a 1001 MB low
Will be just West Rose Spit with a trough southward. Moderate to
strong west to southwest winds will back to strong to gale force
southeast over northern and central waters Saturday as the low
Winds will shift abruptly to strong to gale force northwest west of
the trough associated with the low. As well gale force westerlies
will develop over Juan de Fuca Strait Saturday afternoon.
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