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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 22 November 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 early this evening and to south 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight and to southwest 30 to 40 early Saturday morning. Wind veering to west 35 to 45 late Saturday morning then diminishing to west 25 to 35 Saturday afternoon.

Rain ending this evening. Rain beginning near midnight with a risk of thunderstorms early Saturday morning and changing to showers Saturday afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 November 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 early this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 November 2019
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.
Monday Wind west 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to north 20.

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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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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 22 November 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 10:30 AM PST 22 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Hecate Strait.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
South Coast.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight approaching low located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:10 AM PST 22 November 2019 A frontal system west of Bowie will move eastward today and will lie
over Hecate Strait later this afternoon. The system will bring
southwesterly gales to central and northern waters today. The gales
will ease this evening as the frontal system departs.

A trough of low pressure will cross Bowie then Dixon Entrance
Saturday morning. The trough will bring southwesterly gales to most
northern waters and Bowie for most of Saturday.

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