West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 22 July 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 near midnight then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 near noon Saturday.

Periods of rain.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 July 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre building to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 July 2016
Sunday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind light increasing to southwest 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to south 20 to 25.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 22 July 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 PDT 22 July 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight warm front located over Bowie.
By 7:00 a.m. PDT Saturday warm front located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 22 July 2016 A ridge of high pressure over southern offshore waters will continue
to give gale force westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait
tonight. The winds will ease overnight.

A warm front over Bowie will move to west coast Haida Gwaii Saturday
morning. Ahead of the front, marginal gale force southerly winds
Will develop over parts of northern waters tonight through Saturday.

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