West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 March 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 30 early this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 late Wednesday morning. Wind backing to south 20 Wednesday afternoon then increasing to south 30 Wednesday evening.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and tonight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 March 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 March 2015
Thursday Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 in the morning.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 31 March 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1002 mb located 200 miles southwest of
the Alaska panhandle.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening low 1012 mb located over the
northern Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing trough located over the
North Coast.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PDT 31 March 2015 Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over the South Coast
tonight. Marginal westerly gales are expected this evening through
Juan de Fuca Strait. Meanwhile westerly gales are expected over
Northern Bowie tonight as a low pressure centre heads towards the
Alaska Panhandle.

On Wednesday, winds will ease over most areas as a ridge of high
pressure builds along the coast. Strong to gale force southerlies
will develop over the northern offshore waters by Wednesday afternoon
as the next trough approaches.

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