West Coast Haida Gwaii

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 01 September 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots except north 15 to 25 over northern sections today. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 Wednesday morning.

Showers ending this evening with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 September 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 September 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind west 5 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 01 September 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 10:30 AM PDT 1 September 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 996 mb located northwest of Haida Gwaii.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening low 999 mb located over eastern
Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PDT 1 September 2015 A low centre to the northwest of Haida Gwaii will move southeastwards
to lie off the central BC coast this evening.

Strong to gale force west or northwest winds will continue over the
offshore waters with increasing southerly winds over South Coast
waters as the low moves towards the Central Coast. The gale force
northwest winds over the offshore waters will ease to moderate to
strong on Wednesday as the low weakens and forms a weak trough along
the BC coast.

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