West Coast Haida Gwaii

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 May 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except northwest 30 to 35 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 early Saturday morning except northwest 25 over southern sections.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 May 2015

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 Saturday morning.

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 May 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 May 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over the Mainland Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PDT 22 May 2015 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters combined with a
trough along the BC coast will continue to give strong to gale force
northwest winds to most regions over the next few days.

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