West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 April 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 35 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 45 this morning then diminishing to south 15 to 25 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Sunday morning.
Rain. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern halfIssued 04:00 AM PDT 30 April 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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
At 8:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over northwestern Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 AM PDT 30 April 2016 A ridge of high pressure over Queen Charlotte Sound will move
To Northern Vancouver Island this morning. Strong northwesterlies
over southern waters east of the ridge will ease to moderate.
A front approaching offshore waters this morning will stall near
Haida Gwaii this afternoon. Gale force southeasterly winds
To 45 knots over northern waters ahead of the front will
Ease later today.
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