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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early this morning and to southeast 40 to 50 late this morning. Wind diminishing to westerly 20 to 25 late this afternoon and to westerly 10 to 20 this evening. Wind westerly 10 to 20 Thursday.

Rain changing to showers this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 late this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas building to 3 to 4 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2019
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 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 04:00 AM PDT 23 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 AM PDT 23 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Central Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday ridge located over the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:02 AM PDT 23 October 2019 A Pacific frontal system approaching Bowie this morning will move
across the North Coast late today. The front will become nearly
stationary across the central waters overnight and Thursday.

Over northern waters winds will rise to strong to gale force
southeast this morning then to gale to storm force southeast this
afternoon. Winds will ease to moderate to strong westerly in the
Wake of the front then to light to moderate tonight.

Over central waters winds will rise to southeast gales this afternoon
and then remain strong to gale force southerly tonight through
Thursday.

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