West Coast Haida Gwaii

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 February 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 this evening then becoming southwest 25 to 35 Monday morning. Wind veering to northwest 25 to 35 Monday afternoon.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 February 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 after midnight and to 3 to 4 early Monday morning. Seas building to 4 to 6 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 February 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to north 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind north 15 to 25 knots increasing to east 25 to 35.

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 February 2018
Tuesday Wind west 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to north 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to east 10 to 15.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 4:00 PM PST 25 February 2018

'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 4:00 PM PST 25 February 2018 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PST 25 February 2018 A ridge of high pressure offshore has generated gale force
northwesterlies through most BC waters. These winds will weaken to
strong to gale force this evening.

Another cold front will approach Bowie Monday morning. The front
Will move southeastward to Haida Gwaii Monday afternoon. Southerly
gales will develop over the northern waters on Monday ahead of the
front. Westerly or northwesterly gales will prevail in its wake.

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