West Coast Haida Gwaii

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 December 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 to 30 knots increasing to northeast 30 to 35 near midnight and to northeast 35 to 45 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to northeast 25 to 35 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 December 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this evening and to 5 to 7 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 near noon Friday and to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 December 2016
Friday Wind east 25 to 35 knots becoming east 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind east 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Sunday Wind east 20 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 PST 08 December 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 8 December 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today deepening frontal system located west of
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday frontal system located over northwestern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 8 December 2016 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior
today through Friday. Storm force outflow winds are expected through
mainland inlets today. Cold temperatures from the Arctic outflow
winds will give a risk of moderate freezing spray near most mainland
inlets.

A strong frontal system west of the offshore waters will approach
Explorer this morning. Gale to storm force easterlies and
southeasterlies ahead of the system will spread to south and central
waters. Storm force southwesterlies are expected over the offshore
water by Friday morning.

Mackenzie - Mackenzie River Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: