West Coast Haida Gwaii


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 early this morning then backing to southeast 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to easterly 25 to 35 late overnight then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 Sunday afternoon.

A few showers.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 near noon then building to 2 to 3 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2016
Monday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 22 October 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing low 997 mb located off the Alaska

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today intensifying low 998 mb located over
southwestern Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening low 998 mb located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 AM PDT 22 October 2016 A deepening low will reach the southwest corner of Explorer late this
afternoon. The low will then track northward over Explorer tonight
and will continue northward over Bowie Sunday. An area of gale force
southeast winds will follow the low centre northward along the coast,
to the right of the low's track. Southeast winds will reach up
To storm force off Northwestern Vancouver island and over parts of
Queen Charlotte Sound as the low moves by Sunday morning.

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