West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 April 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots early this evening and to southeast 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 late overnight then becoming southwest 35 to 45 Saturday morning.

Rain at times heavy beginning after midnight changing to rain early Saturday morning then to chance of showers Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 April 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early this morning then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 4 to 6 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 April 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 in the morning and to light late in the day.
Monday Wind light becoming southeast 5 to 15 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Powell River Airport Sechelt Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Vancouver Harbour Vancouver Int'l Airport West Vancouver Port Alberni Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Squamish Airport
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 April 2017

'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 10:30 AM PDT 28 April 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over northern
Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying low 1003 mb located west
of Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 991 mb located over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PDT 28 April 2017 A developing low will approach Bowie overnight then track across
Eastern Bowie Saturday morning to reach Haida Gwaii in the afternoon.
Winds will increase to gale to storm force southeast over the north
and central waters ahead of the low.

Pacific - South Coast Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: