West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half
Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 November 2017
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 near noon Saturday then backing to east 15 to 25 Saturday evening.
Showers ending early Saturday morning. A few showers beginning Saturday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern halfIssued 4:00 PM PST 24 November 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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 24 November 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary frontal system located
over central Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing low located north of Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located west of Bowie.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Saturday departing trough located over northern
At 1:00 a.m. PST Sunday low located over northwestern Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 PM PST 24 November 2017 A frontal system is stalling across Central Vancouver Island this
afternoon. Ahead of the front, southeasterly strong to gale force
winds are occurring. In the wake of the front, strong southwest winds
can be expected.
Meanwhile a trough crossing Bowie is spreading gale force
southwesterlies over that region tonight.
Another low tracking northward will move over Northwestern Explorer
late Saturday evening. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will
develop ahead of this low over southern and central waters Saturday
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- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
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