West Coast Haida Gwaii

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 March 2017

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeasterly 15 to 25 knots veering to southwest 15 to 25 late Monday morning then increasing to south 25 to 35 late Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to south 35 to 45 Monday evening.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 March 2017

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 this evening.

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Today Tonight and Monday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 4 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 March 2017
Tuesday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 in the morning then diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind south 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind south 5 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 to 30.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 March 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 March 2017 Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday frontal system located off Bowie.
By midnight PDT Monday frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 26 March 2017 The next approaching frontal system will track across the offshore
waters Monday evening, ahead of the system, gale force southerlies
will develop over the offshore waters Monday afternoon and spread to
central and northern waters by the evening.

Southerly storm force winds will develop from Southern Hecate Strait
to the headlands of Vancouver Island after midnight Monday night.
Winds will ease to moderate westerlies in the wake of the front on
Tuesday.

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