West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 April 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 late overnight and to west 15 to 20 late Sunday morning. Wind backing to southwest 5 to 15 early Sunday evening.

Chance of showers.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 April 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 this evening except 4 to 5 over southern sections. Seas subsiding to 2 early Sunday morning except 3 over southern sections Sunday morning and afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 April 2017
Monday Wind variable 10 knots becoming south 5 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.
Wednesday Wind south 30 knots diminishing to south 10 to 20.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 29 April 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 29 April 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 997 mb located over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating low 1008 mb located over
Prince Rupert.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM PDT 29 April 2017 A low over Haida Gwaii will move onto the North Coast overnight.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies over northern and central waters
will shift to gale force westerly in the wake of the low and diminish

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