West Coast Haida Gwaii

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 December 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 near noon and to east 25 to 35 early this evening. Wind becoming easterly 20 to 30 Thursday morning.

Chance of showers today and this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 December 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 3 to 4 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 December 2016
Friday Wind east 25 to 35 knots becoming east 20 to 30 in the morning.
Saturday Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots becoming light late in the day.
Sunday Wind east 20 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday deepening frontal system located southwest
of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:05 AM PST 7 December 2016 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior
today and Thursday. Gale force outflow winds are occurring through
mainland inlets with generally light to moderate winds elsewhere for
today. Cold temperatures from the Arctic outflow winds will give a
risk of moderate freezing spray near most mainland inlets.

A strong frontal system will approach Explorer and lie just
Southwest by Thursday morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies
ahead of the system will spread to most South Coast region.

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