West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 May 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to west 20 to 25 Saturday morning.

Rain beginning early this evening changing to chance of showers Saturday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 May 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre building to 2 near noon and to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 May 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to north 10.
Tuesday Wind north 10 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

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 6 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located over
Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PDT 6 May 2016 A ridge located over Queen Charlotte Sound is producing strong to
gale force northwesterly winds over parts of the southern waters.

A frontal system located over Northern Bowie is producing strong to
gale force southerly winds over Bowie this morning.

The ridge will rebuild on Saturday afternoon, bringing strong to gale
force west and northwesterly winds over southern waters. Strong gale
force westerly winds are expected to develop over Juan de Fuca Strait
- east entrance on Saturday evening.

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