West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 November 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northerly 20 knots becoming northerly 10 to 20 late overnight then veering to easterly 5 to 15 Wednesday morning. Wind veering to southeast 20 Wednesday evening.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 November 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 November 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 November 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough located from Vancouver Island to
the North Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening trough located from Vancouver
Island to the North Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located off Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:34 AM PST 24 November 2015 A strong Arctic outflow pattern will continue today and tonight as a
ridge remains over the BC Interior and a trough of low pressure
remains anchored along the coast.

Northerly gale force outflows through northern and central coastal
inlets and Howe Sound will continue today before easing over most
areas Wednesday morning.

Gale force northerlies through the Northern Strait of Georgia, Haro
Strait and Juan de Fuca east entrance will develop today. These winds
will ease below gales by this evening for the Northern Strait of
Georgia but continue into the late overnight hours for the remaining

A stronger plume of gale to storm force northerly winds will continue
today from Queen Charlotte Sound southwards off Northwestern
Vancouver island and into Explorer before easing tonight.

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