West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 August 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots near midnight then veering to southwest 10 to 20 early Friday morning.

A few showers late this evening and Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 August 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 August 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 16 August 2018 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over the North Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1016 mb located west of Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Friday dissipating low 1020 mb located near the
Alaska panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PDT 16 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure along a north to south line lies
Over Haida Gwaii. Moderate to strong northwesterlies will
Prevail over most BC waters with marginal gales expected off the
northwestern coast of Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait.

The ridge will weaken this evening as it shifts eastward towards
The North Coast. Meanwhile, a weak low pressure system will reach
Northern Bowie on Friday morning.

Marginal gales are also expected for eastern and central
Sections of Juan de Fuca Strait tonight.

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