West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half
Issued 09:30 PM PST 06 February 2016
Tonight and Sunday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 near midnight then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 early Sunday morning except southeast 40 to 50 near Cape St. James early Sunday morning. Wind becoming south 30 to 40 Sunday afternoon.
Rain ending Sunday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern halfIssued 9:30 PM PST 06 February 2016
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 9:30 PM PST 6 February 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the South Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday ridge located over BC interior.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:21 PM PST 6 February 2016 A frontal system over Western Bowie will move eastward to Haida Gwaii
by Sunday morning and will reach the North Coast by Sunday afternoon.
Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southeasterly winds will
prevail over northern and central waters tonight through Sunday.
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