West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 17 January 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwesterly 25 to 35 early Wednesday morning then diminishing to west 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 January 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 January 2017
Friday Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 10:37 PM PST 17 January 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 AM PST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 966 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low located over the Alaska
panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located southwest of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over northern Vancouver
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM PST 17 January 2017 A low pressure centre over Bowie will slowly track northward and
reach the Alaska Panhandle Wednesday evening.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds will continue tonight over
most waters. Winds will ease on Wednesday over the central and
northern waters as the low departs.

A trough of low pressure approaching Vancouver Island on Wednesday
morning will maintain gale to storm force southeasterly winds over
the southern waters. Winds over the southern waters will ease late
Wednesday afternoon.

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