West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 April 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 early this evening and to southwest 20 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to south 25 to 35 Wednesday evening.



Issued 08:49 AM PDT 28 April 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 5 metres subsiding to 4 early this afternoon and to 3 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 08:49 AM PDT 28 April 2015
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon then increasing to south 20 to 30 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 April 2015

'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 10:30 AM PDT 28 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing low 980 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing cold front located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Vancouver Island.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing ridge located over the
Lower Mainland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:32 AM PDT 28 April 2015 An intense 980 millibar low just over the Southern Alaskan Panhandle
late this morning will move rapidly northwards today.
Strong to gale force southwest winds will dominate across most of the
northern waters today and ease below gales tonight.
Marginal gale force westerly winds across the Juan de Fuca Strait
will ease to strong winds by early this afternoon.

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