West Coast Haida Gwaii


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 09 February 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming south 20 to 30 near midnight then increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early Wednesday morning. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 early Wednesday afternoon then backing to southeast 25 to 35 early Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain ending early Wednesday evening.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 09 February 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 09 February 2016
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 30 to 40 in the morning.
Friday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 9:30 PM 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 9 February 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 970 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday low 970 mb located over the Gulf
of Alaska.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday low 980 mb located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday low 978 mb located west of Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PST 9 February 2016 A 970 millibar low will track west of Bowie tonight. Gale force
easterly or southeasterly winds over the northern and central waters
will ease tonight as the low moves away. Southeast gales will
redevelop over most waters Wednesday morning as another low tracks
west of the offshore waters.

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