West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 05 May 2016

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 near midnight then diminishing to south 15 to 25 early Friday afternoon.

A few showers beginning Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 05 May 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 metre building to 2 this evening and to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 05 May 2016
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 05 May 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 5 May 2016 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday frontal system located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PDT 5 May 2016 A quasi-stationary ridge located on a line north-south over Haida
Gwaii is producing strong to gale force northwesterly winds to parts
of southern waters tonight through Friday.

A frontal system will approach northern offshore waters later
tonight. Gale force southerly winds will continue over northern
offshore waters tonight through Friday morning.

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