West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 05 February 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 25 to 35 this evening then diminishing to southwest 20 early Saturday morning. Wind backing to southeast 15 to 25 late Saturday morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Saturday evening.



Issued 04:00 AM PST 05 February 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near noon and to 3 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 05 February 2016
Sunday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots.
Monday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 05 February 2016

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 5 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located over central Vancouver

At 10:30 a.m. PST today disturbance located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening disturbance located over Queen
Charlotte Sound.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Saturday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PST 5 February 2016 A cold front over the Central Coast this morning will move
southeastward and reach the southern waters this afternoon. Storm to
gale force southeasterlies over central waters ahead of the front
will continue late this morning. Gale force southeasterly winds
Will spread to the inner south coastal waters today.

A disturbance will move into western offshore waters later this
afternoon. The disturbance will move eastward and reach Queen
Charlotte Sound this evening. Strong to gale force westerlies will
develop over parts of the central and northern waters along the track
of the disturbance.

An approaching frontal system will spread strong to gale force
southeasterly winds over central and northern waters late in the day

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