West Coast Haida Gwaii


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 February 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots except northeast 35 near Cape St. James. Wind becoming north 20 near midnight then increasing to northwest 20 to 30 Saturday afternoon.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2015

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening.

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind north 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

Stay connected


Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Powell River Airport Sechelt Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Vancouver Harbour Vancouver Int'l Airport West Vancouver Port Alberni Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Squamish Airport
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 February 2015

'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 10:30 AM PST 27 February 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over northern BC interior.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over BC interior.

By 10:30 a.m. PST today departing low located over the Washington

At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northeastern
Pacific Ocean.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PST 27 February 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the B.C. Interior is producing strong
to gale force northeasterly outflow winds near the mainland inlets of
the North and Central Coasts. Marginal gale force outflow will
develop tonight through Howe Sound and the Fraser Valley.

A low pressure system over the Washington coast will continue to move
southward today. To the north of the low, a band of gale force
northeasterly winds has developed over the central waters and
Explorer. These winds will gradually diminish tonight as the low

Pacific - South Coast Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: