West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 August 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 20 knots increasing to south 20 to 30 early this evening and to southerly 35 after midnight. Wind diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 late Wednesday morning and to variable 5 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 August 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 August 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots veering to southwest 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to southwest 10 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 22 August 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 22 August 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located on a line north-south
over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 998 mb located northwest of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday low 1008 mb located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 PM PDT 22 August 2017 A low approaching Bowie will bring strong to gale force southerlies
to Bowie this evening. These winds will advance towards the northern
waters overnight and Wednesday.

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