West Coast Haida Gwaii
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 July 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots veering to southwest 15 to 25 near midnight then diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 Saturday afternoon.
Periods of rain ending Saturday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 21 July 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over Cape Scott.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday building ridge located from Explorer to
Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:25 AM PDT 21 July 2017 A frontal system over Haida Gwaii will slowly move eastward and lie
in a north to south line through Cape Scott by early Saturday
morning. Southeast gales ahead of the front will shift to moderate
To strong southwest in the wake of the front.
The front will dissipate on Saturday while making its way to cross
the South Coast. A ridge of high pressure will build over Queen
Charlotte Sound Saturday night.
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