West Coast Haida Gwaii

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 December 2014

Tonight and Saturday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55 early this evening then diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 after midnight.

A few showers with a risk of thunderstorms changing to rain this evening. Chance of showers Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 December 2014

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon Saturday.

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 5 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 December 2014
Sunday Wind southwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 4:00 PM PST 19 December 2014

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 19 December 2014 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located on a line
north-south over the Mainland Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PST 19 December 2014 An approaching frontal system will track across the outer BC waters
tonight. Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the system will
shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies in its wake. Over the
inner South Coast, southeast gales will develop tonight and diminish
Saturday afternoon.

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