West Coast Haida Gwaii

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 25 April 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 30 Sunday morning.

Periods of rain beginning late this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 April 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 4 to 6 late this evening. Seas building to 5 to 7 early Sunday morning then subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 April 2015
Monday Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 25 April 2015

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 25 April 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying cold front located over Bowie.
By 7:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

At 1:00 p.m. PDT Sunday cold front located over Prince Rupert.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening cold front located near Cape
Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:32 PM PDT 25 April 2015 A low will pass west of offshore waters tonight and will deepen
To 977 MB as it moves into the Northern Gulf of Alaska. A leading
cold front will reach Haida Gwaii Sunday morning and pass onshore
near Prince Rupert early in the afternoon. The southern extent of
The front will cross Cape Scott in the early evening.

Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southeasterly winds will
spread from offshore waters to BC coastal waters then will shift to
strong southwesterlies behind the front on Sunday.

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