Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 July 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots except southeast 35 to 40 over western sections. Wind becoming southwest 20 to 30 late this evening then diminishing to west 10 to 15 Thursday afternoon.

Showers ending near midnight.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 July 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres except 3 to 4 over northwestern sections tonight and Thursday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 July 2015
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots veering to westerly 10 to 20.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect


Issued 4:00 PM PDT 01 July 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 1 July 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over western Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located over
northwestern Bowie.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Thursday dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM PDT 1 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure will hold over Hecate Strait tonight and
will rebuild offshore later Thursday. A cold front over
Northern offshore waters will weaken tonight.

Widespread strong northwest winds will continue over most southern
and central waters tonight and Thursday. Winds will reach gale force
west of Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait.
Gale force southerlies ahead of the front will ease tonight.

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