West Coast Haida Gwaii

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 February 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 20 to 30 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35 this morning then becoming south 20 to 30 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Wednesday morning then diminishing to southwest 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain beginning early this evening and ending Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 February 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 metres building to 4 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 February 2016
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 06:57 AM PST 09 February 2016

'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 PST 9 February 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today departing trough located over the Gulf
of Alaska.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 972 mb located west of the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:14 AM PST 9 February 2016 A 971 MB low will develop and track west of the offshore waters
today. Ahead of the low gale force easterly or southeasterly
Winds will develop over the offshore, northern, and central waters
beginning this morning.

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