West Coast Haida Gwaii

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 November 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to south 5 to 10 this morning then increasing to northwest 10 to 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light Sunday evening.

Rain changing to a few showers early this morning and ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 November 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 3 early this morning and to 1 Sunday morning. Seas building to 2 Sunday afternoon and to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 November 2017
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 in the morning then veering to south 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25.
Wednesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots becoming south 20 to 30.

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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

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 18 November 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By midnight PST tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 1004 mb located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 999 mb located near Cape St. James.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM PST 18 November 2017 A low pressure system will develop west of Explorer this morning and
move northeastward to lie near the southern tip of Haida Gwaii late
this afternoon. An associated frontal system on a northeast to
southwest line through Northern Queen Charlotte Sound will move
slowly southwards to lie through Northern Vancouver Island by
midnight. Gale force southerly winds ahead of the front will locally
rise to storm force this afternoon near Northern Vancouver Island.

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