West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 March 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots becoming easterly 10 to 20 this evening then backing to northerly 5 to 15 early Tuesday morning. Wind becoming southwest 5 to 15 Tuesday afternoon then backing to south 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain ending early Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 March 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 March 2017
Wednesday Wind south 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind south 5 to 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Friday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 March 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over Queen
Charlotte Sound.
By noon PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line north-south
over central Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:33 PM PDT 27 March 2017 An approaching frontal system will track across the offshore waters
tonight. Ahead of the system, gale force southerlies over the
offshore waters will spread to central and northern waters this
evening.

Marginal southerly storm force winds will develop briefly from
Southern Hecate Strait to the headlands of Vancouver Island this
evening. Winds will ease to strong westerlies in the wake of the
front on Tuesday.

In addition, as the frontal wave slides down the coast on Tuesday,
southeast gale force winds will develop over Northern Strait of
Georgia Tuesday morning.

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