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West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 09 December 2022

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 to 30 knots becoming north 15 to 25 early this evening then increasing to north 25 to 35 near noon Saturday.

Scattered showers ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 December 2022
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late this morning then building to 5 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 December 2022
Sunday Wind north 20 to 30 knots diminishing to north 10 to 20 in the morning then becoming variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15.

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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 - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 09 December 2022

'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 9 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary low 982 mb located over
southwestern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PST 9 December 2022 A low will stall over Explorer today and is set to intensify tonight.
The low will drift southwards, exiting the region late on Saturday as
a ridge approaches from the west.

Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low
over parts of southern and central waters. Southeasterly to
Easterly gale force winds will spread into the inner waters of the
South Coast late this afternoon. Behind the low, over the offshore
waters, strong gale force northerly winds will occur on Saturday.

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