West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 August 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind south 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 15 early this morning then backing to southwest 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 20 to 30 after midnight. Wind westerly 20 to 30 Wednesday.

Rain and fog patches ending late this morning. A few showers beginning overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 August 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 August 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming south 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots veering to southwest 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to southwest 10 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the North Coast.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 996 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight low 998 mb located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:04 AM PDT 22 August 2017 A cold front lies along the North Coast and stretches southward
through cape St. James this morning. Near gale force southerlies
Have developed over most northern and central waters ahead of this
system. Winds will shift to moderate to strong westerlies behind the
cold front.

An approaching low over the Gulf of Alaska will bring strong to gale
force southerlies to Bowie late Tuesday.

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