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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 15 December 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 after midnight and to southwest 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind backing to southeast 5 to 15 near noon Monday.

Periods of rain ending overnight. Rain Monday late in the day. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 December 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 metres building to 4 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 December 2019
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 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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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 15 December 2019

'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 9:30 PM PST 15 December 2019 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight warm front located 60 miles west of
Langara.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday warm front located on a line
northwest-southeast over Cape Scott.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line north-south
over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:04 PM PST 15 December 2019 A warm front will move across Haida Gwaii tonight and lie over the
North Coast by early Monday morning. Ahead of the system, winds have
risen to gale force southeasterly over the northern and central
waters.

A stronger frontal system will approach Explorer Monday afternoon and
move onto Haida Gwaii in the evening. Gale to storm force southeast
winds will develop ahead of the system. Winds will shift to strong
westerly in its wake.

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