West Coast Haida Gwaii

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 July 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 after midnight then diminishing to southerly 20 early Friday evening.

Periods of rain beginning near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 July 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 this evening and to 3 to 4 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 July 2017
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots veering to northwest 5 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 10 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 July 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 9:30 PM PDT 20 July 2017 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over the offshore
waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PDT 20 July 2017 A frontal system over the offshore waters will move eastward and
Lie through Queen Charlotte Sound on Friday afternoon. Gale force
southeasterlies associated with the front will develop over the
offshore waters tonight. Southeast gales will spread to most
Northern and central waters as well as west of Vancouver Island on
Friday.

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