West Coast Haida Gwaii


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 October 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 early this evening then backing to northeast 20 to 30 late overnight.

A few showers ending early 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 10:30 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 10:30 AM PDT 23 October 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 996 mb located 60 miles northwest of
Cape St. James.
By 6:00 p.m. PDT tonight low 996 mb located 100 miles west of

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:13 AM PDT 23 October 2016 A low just just west of Central Haida Gwaii will move
Northwestward today before weakening tonight over Northern Bowie.

East to southeast gales to 45 knots near the low will ease later
today and this evening.

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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