West Coast Haida Gwaii
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 30 to 35 this morning then diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 overnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon.
Showers. Risk of thunderstorms this morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Haida GwaiiIssued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 21 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 990 mb located over northwestern Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing low 992 mb located off the
At 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching low 998 mb located off
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:57 AM PDT 21 October 2016 A 990 millibar low pressure centre over Northwestern Bowie this
morning will move northward towards the Alaskan Panhandle today.
The low will bring strong to gale force southerlies over most
northern waters this morning. Southwest gales will veer to westerly
gales today over the northern offshore waters as the low moves by to
the north. Winds will ease to moderate to strong tonight.
Southeast gales will develop off the west coast of Vancouver Island
Saturday afternoon as a developing low approaches Explorer from the
Mackenzie - Mackenzie River Area
- Axe Point mile 91 to Camsell Bend mile 290
- Bowie - northern half
- Camsell Bend mile 290 to Tulita mile 512
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West
- Fort Good Hope mile 684 to Point Separation mile 913
- Great Slave Lake - basin
- Great Slave Lake - east arm
- Great Slave Lake - north arm
- Hecate Strait
- Lake Athabasca
- North Mackenzie
- North Tuktoyaktuk
- Point Separation mile 913 to Kittigazuit Bay mile 1081
- Prince Alfred
- Prince of Wales
- Tuktoyaktuk - northern half
- Tuktoyaktuk - southern half
- Tulita mile 512 to Fort Good Hope mile 684
- West Coast Haida Gwaii
- Wrigley Harbour mile 0 to Axe Point mile 91
- Yukon Coast
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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