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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 14 October 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southerly 35 to 45 this evening and to southerly 15 to 25 after midnight. Wind increasing to southerly 30 to 40 near noon Tuesday.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 14 October 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 Tuesday morning then building to 4 to 6 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 14 October 2019
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwesterly 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwesterly 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 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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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 14 October 2019

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 14 October 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over eastern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line east-west over
Haida Gwaii.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 PM PDT 14 October 2019 An intense frontal system just west of Haida Gwaii this evening will
move eastward across Haida Gwaii tonight then lie over an
Area stretching from Hecate Strait to Explorer on Tuesday morning.
The front will move into the South Coast on Tuesday afternoon.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds will prevail over most
northern and central waters tonight while spreading to the outer
southern waters. These winds will reach the inner South Coast on
Tuesday.

A second system will quickly move into the offshore waters early
Tuesday morning bringing gale force southerly winds to most northern
and central waters on Tuesday.

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