West Coast Haida Gwaii

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 October 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots veering to northwesterly 20 to 30 early this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 Friday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Friday evening.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 October 2017

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 5 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening and to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon.

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 6 metres subsiding to 5 this afternoon and to 3 to 4 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 October 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 October 2017

'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 10:30 AM PDT 19 October 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing low located north of Haida Gwaii.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching frontal system located west
of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PDT 19 October 2017 A low pressure centre just north of Haida Gwaii will slowly
Move out of the area today. South and west of the low, strong to
Gale force northwesterlies over northern waters will gradually
diminish this afternoon.

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