West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 March 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots becoming south 20 near noon then increasing to south 25 to 35 this evening. Wind veering to southwest 35 to 45 overnight then becoming southwest 35 Thursday morning.

Showers and chance of flurries.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 March 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 4 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 March 2017
Friday Wind west 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 March 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 4:00 AM PST 1 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight cold front from low located over Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Thursday cold front located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday weakening cold front located over the
South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:40 AM PST 1 March 2017 An approaching low pressure centre will move northeast through Bowie
tonight. The associated cold front will track across the offshore
waters tonight and Haida Gwaii Thursday morning, then slide
southwards down the BC coast Thursday afternoon.

Ahead of the front, gale force southerly winds will develop over the
offshore, central and northern waters tonight then shift to westerly
gales Thursday morning in its wake.

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