West Coast Haida Gwaii


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to northeast 30 to 40 near midnight.

A few showers beginning late this morning changing to rain early Tuesday morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 metres building to 4 this evening and to 6 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2016
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 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 Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 7:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 973 mb located over western Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 990 mb located over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 AM PDT 24 October 2016 A low tracking northward will lie over Southwestern Explorer
This afternoon and over Northern Explorer by Tuesday morning.

Winds will rise to gale to storm force east to southeast
Ahead of the low. Near the headlands of Vancouver Island
Winds will rise to hurricane force southeasterlies this evening
And ease to storm force southeasterlies overnight.

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