West Coast Haida Gwaii

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 March 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early this morning then diminishing to southwest 25 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 Sunday afternoon.

Rain beginning early this morning changing to a few showers this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 March 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 March 2015
Monday Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots becoming southwesterly 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southwesterly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwesterly 15 knots.

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Mackenzie - Mackenzie River marine weather areas Great Slave Lake - 45141 Great Slave Lake North Arm - 45150 Herschel Island Komakuk Beach Shingle Point Airport Aklavik Airport Cape Parry Airport Fort Good Hope Airport Tulita Airport Fort Providence Fort Reliance Fort Resolution Airport Fort Simpson Airport Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport Inner Whaleback Rocks Inuvik Airport Keats Point Norman Wells Airport Paulatuk Airport Pelly Island Tuktoyaktuk Airport Wrigley Airport Yellowknife Airport Kugluktuk Airport Hat Island Cambridge Bay Airport Cape Peel West Stefansson Island Ulukhaktok Airport Sachs Harbour Airport Thomsen River Egg Island Fort Chipewyan Airport Stony Rapids Airport Liverpool Bay Little Chicago Lutselke Airport Storm Hills Croker River Prairie River Uranium City Cape Providence Tuktoyaktuk Bathurst Inlet Gateshead Island
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 March 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 AM PDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the South Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM PDT 28 March 2015 An approaching frontal system over Bowie will reach the Central Coast
this afternoon. Gale force southerlies over the offshore waters will
spread to northern and central waters today and rise to gale to storm
force. In the wake of the system, strong to gale force
southwesterlies will continue tonight and ease to moderate to strong
on Sunday.

Mackenzie - Mackenzie River Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: