West Coast Haida Gwaii

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 April 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 near noon Saturday. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early Saturday evening and to southeast 40 to 50 late Saturday evening.

Rain beginning early Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 April 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 5 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 April 2015
Sunday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 in the morning.
Monday Wind south 20 to 30 knots becoming west 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 24 April 2015

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 24 April 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
north-south over the western offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Cape Scott.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday intensifying cold front located over
the western offshore waters.
By 6:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PDT 24 April 2015 A low will pass west of BC waters Saturday night and will deepen
To 980 MB as it moves into the Northern Gulf of Alaska. A leading
cold front will reach Haida Gwaii near dawn Sunday morning.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies will spread over the offshore
waters Saturday afternoon and onto the North Coast Saturday evening.
Storm force southeasterlies are likely ahead of the front over
northern waters Saturday night and early Sunday.

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