West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 March 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots veering to northwest 20 to 30 near midnight then diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 near noon Wednesday. Wind backing to south 25 Wednesday evening.
Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 998 mb located 300 miles southwest of
the Alaska panhandle.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening low 1012 mb located over the
northern Alaska panhandle.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing trough located over the North
At 8:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over Cape Scott.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:16 AM PDT 31 March 2015 Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over the South Coast
today. Marginal westerly gales are expected this afternoon through
Juan de Fuca Strait. A weak trough of low pressure will move through
the North Coast today bringing strong southerlies ahead of it and
strong westerlies in behind. Westerly gales are expected over the far
north tonight as a low pressure centre heads towards the Alaska
On Wednesday, winds will ease over most areas as a ridge of high
pressure builds along the coast. Strong to gale force southerlies
will develop over the northern offshore waters by Wednesday afternoon
as the next trough approaches.
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