West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 October 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to east 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 30 to 40 Tuesday morning and to southwest 45 early Tuesday afternoon.

Rain. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 4 late overnight then building to 5 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 10 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Friday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 10 to 20.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 October 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 October 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northeast-southwest over southern Hecate Strait.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 1012 mb located off Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 1006 mb located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 23 October 2017 A front stalled over the Southern Hecate Strait tonight will continue
to give southeast gales to the central waters through Tuesday.

On Tuesday, another low pressure system will move across Bowie in the
afternoon. Southwesterly gales will develop over the northern waters
ahead of the low.

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