West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half
Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 February 2020
Today Tonight and Friday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 35 early this morning and to south 40 to 50 late this morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 this evening then becoming westerly 20 to 30 Friday morning.
Rain beginning near noon changing to showers overnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern halfIssued 04:00 AM PST 20 February 2020
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 20 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape St. James.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:38 AM PST 20 February 2020 A Pacific front west of Bowie this morning will move across the North
Coast tonight and then across central waters early Friday. Southerly
gales over Bowie will spread to northern waters by this afternoon
then to central waters this evening. Winds will reach storm force
ahead of the front west of Haida Gwaii. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will prevail behind the front.
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