West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 August 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 August 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 early Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 August 2016
Sunday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots veering to west 15.
Tuesday Wind light becoming south 15 knots late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 26 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 26 August 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located west of the offshore
waters.

At 7:00 p.m. PDT Saturday low located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 26 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary west of the
offshore waters tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds
will prevail mostly over the central waters.

The ridge will weaken on Saturday as a low drifts into Bowie from the
northwest. This shift in the pattern will also end the strong to
gale force northwesterly flow across the region.

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