West Coast Haida Gwaii


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 August 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 early Tuesday morning.



Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 August 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 August 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 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 31 August 2015

'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 31 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located over central Vancouver
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northwestern Washington State.

At 2:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 994 mb located off Langara.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday weakening low 998 mb located over eastern
Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:37 AM PDT 31 August 2015 A cold front will remain stalled across Central Vancouver Island this
afternoon and will move southeastward into Washington state

Strong southeast to southwest winds prevail south of the front.
Strong to gale force westerlies will continue over the northern
offshore waters.

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