West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 August 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15 near midnight except southwest 20 to 30 near Cape St. James. Wind becoming light late overnight then increasing to westerly 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Rain changing to chance of showers Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 August 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 August 2015
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 28 August 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 4:00 PM PDT 28 August 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday dissipating frontal system located on
a line north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 28 August 2015 A frontal system over Haida Gwaii will dissipate as it moves toward
the mainland coast Saturday morning. Strong to gale force southerly
winds across northern and central waters and near the headlands of
West Coast Vancouver Island North will persist tonight.

On Saturday, a trough will swing through offshore waters towards the
mainland coast. While only moderate winds may precede the trough,
strong northwest winds will follow behind it.

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