West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 August 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to westerly 10 to 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to south 30 Sunday morning then veering to west 25 Sunday afternoon.

Chance of showers today and this evening. Rain Sunday morning and afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 August 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 near midnight then building to 4 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 August 2015
Monday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots veering to northerly 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 29 August 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating trough located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 990 mb located off Oregon.
By 10:00 a.m. PDT today weakening low located off Tofino.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today approaching cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:31 AM PDT 29 August 2015 A frontal system over Hecate Strait this morning will dissipate once
it reaches northern vanocuver island this afternoon.
Strong to gale force southerly winds near Northern Vancouver Island
and central waters will persist for a few hours this morning.

A 990 MB low off the Oregon coast early this morning will move
towards Southwestern Vancouver island by mid - morning before moving
into the interior and dissipating this afternoon. Strong to gale
force southeasterlies will develop this morning over south
Coast waters. Behind the low strong to gale force south to southwest
winds will continue this afternoon and into early this evening.

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