West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 12 February 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind south 15 to 25 knots backing to southeast 25 to 30 Saturday morning then diminishing to west 15 to 25 early Saturday evening.

A few showers changing to rain near noon Saturday and ending Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 12 February 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 12 February 2016
Sunday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots increasing to southwest 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 30 to 40 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 20 to 30.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 12 February 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located over the Mainland
Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday low 1000 mb located over southern
Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM PST 12 February 2016 An approaching frontal system will spread gale to storm force
southeasterly winds to the offshore waters, Central Coast, southern
sections of the North Coast and west coast of Vancouver Island
Saturday morning. Gale force southeasterly winds will spread to
northern sections of the Strait of Georgia Saturday afternoon.
The frontal system will move onto the mainland coast by Saturday
evening. Westerly gales over central waters in the wake of the front
will ease Saturday evening.

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