West Coast Haida Gwaii


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots veering to south 25 to 35 late this morning then becoming southeast 20 to 30 early this evening. Wind backing to northeast 20 to 30 overnight.

A few showers ending Monday morning. A few showers beginning Monday evening.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2016
Tuesday Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 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 4:00 AM PDT 23 October 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 993 mb located 30 miles south of Cape
St. James.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT today low 993 mb located 100 miles west of Langara.

At 8:00 p.m. PDT Monday low 973 mb located over southwestern

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM PDT 23 October 2016 A low just south of Cape St James will track northward
Reaching Langara Island this afternoon.
Winds will rise to gale to storm force east to southeast to
50 knots near the low.

A stronger low moving northward will lie over Southwestern Explorer
Monday evening.
Winds will rise to storm force east to southeast ahead of the low.

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