West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 02 May 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 20 knots backing to westerly 10 to 15 late overnight.

A few showers ending late overnight. A few showers Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 02 May 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 early Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 02 May 2016
Wednesday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Friday Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 2 May 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over Explorer.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located over Queen Charlotte Sound
extending southward.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday dissipating frontal system located on
a line north-south over southern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:39 AM PDT 3 May 2016 A building ridge of high pressure offshore will bring gale
Force westerlies to Juan de Fuca Strait late today and tonight.
Northwest gales will also develop over Johnstone Strait and West
Vancouver Island south this afternoon. As the ridge builds further on
Wednesday, northwest gales will develop over Northwestern Vancouver
island and Explorer Wednesday afternoon.

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