West Coast Haida Gwaii


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2016
Sunday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport Bonilla Island
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 21 October 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing low 992 mb located north
of Bowie.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday intensifying low 998 mb located over
southwestern Explorer.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low 994 mb located over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PDT 21 October 2016 Strong southerly winds will ease tonight over most waters as a low
pressure centre moves northward and fills off the Alaska Panhandle.
Localized stronger winds up to gale force 35 knots will persist into
the overnight hours near the northern tip of Vancouver Island and off
the Central Coast as a weak disturbance moves through the coast.

A deepening low will move northward across Explorer Saturday night.
Winds will rise to gale force southeast over most waters off the west
coast of Vancouver Island late Saturday.

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