West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northerly 15 knots diminishing to light early this afternoon then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to southerly 20 to 30 near midnight. Wind southwest 20 to 30 Tuesday.

Chance of showers this morning. Periods of rain beginning late this evening. Fog patches dissipating Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 15.
Friday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 25 September 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating low located over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front from low located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located off Vancouver
Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located northwest of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:02 AM PDT 25 September 2017 A low pressure system over Haida Gwaii will weaken today. The
associated cold front will stall off the mainland coast in Hecate
Strait and stretch southward off the west side of Vancouver Island.
The front will gradually weaken by this evening. Strong to gale
Force southeasterlies ahead of the front shift to moderate
Westerlies behind it.

Another low pressure system will move into the Gulf of Alaska
tonight. This will spread strong to gale force south or
southwesterlies to northern waters on Tuesday. Generally light to
moderate winds are expected over southern waters.

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