West Coast Haida Gwaii

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 October 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots except west 15 to 25 over northern sections. Wind becoming northwesterly 20 to 30 this afternoon then diminishing to west 15 Friday morning. Wind backing to south 20 Friday afternoon.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening.

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 04:00 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 4:00 AM PDT 19 October 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located off Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing low located over the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:37 AM PDT 19 October 2017 A low pressure centre will slowly track across Haida Gwaii today.
South of the low, strong to gale force westerlies over northern
waters will gradually diminish today. In its wake, strong to gale
force northwesterlies over the offshore waters will ease tonight.

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