West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 24 January 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to west 30 to 40 near midnight and to southwest 20 to 30 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 Sunday morning and to light Sunday evening.

Chance of showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 January 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 4 metres building to 5 to 7 early this evening then subsiding to 5 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 January 2015
Monday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots veering to southeast 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 24 January 2015

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 24 January 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low 978 mb located over the
Alaska panhandle.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary cold front located over
Cape Scott extending southwestward.

At 9:30 p.m. PST Sunday approaching frontal system located southwest
of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM PST 24 January 2015 A low pressure centre over the Alaskan Panhandle will move inland
tonight. Gale to storm force southwesterlies over central and
northern waters will gradually ease to moderate to strong tonight.

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