West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 April 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 35 this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 late overnight.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 April 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early Thursday morning then building to 3 to 4 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 01 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 1 April 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening ridge located over Vancouver
Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PDT 1 April 2015 A cold front west of Bowie will move eastwards towards the north and
central coasts tonight. Gale force southerlies will spread across the
northern waters tonight and to the central waters early Thursday
morning.

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