West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 May 2022
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots except southeast 35 near Cape St. James late this afternoon and this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight except southeast 15 to 25 near Haida Gwaii overnight. Wind increasing to west 30 late Wednesday morning then veering to northwest 25 Wednesday evening.
Showers. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern halfIssued 4:00 PM PDT 17 May 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 17 May 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today deepening trough from 1003 mb low located
over western Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday dissipating trough from 999 mb low
located over Haida Gwaii.
At 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 999 mb located west of
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing low 999 mb located over
northern Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:48 PM PDT 17 May 2022 A trough of low pressure extending from a developing low pressure
centre entering Bowie this afternoon will move northeast to lie over
Northern Haida Gwaii late Wednesday morning. Southerly gales will
occur from Hecate Strait to Northern Vancouver Island.
A deep low pressure centre will move over Explorer near midnight and
then cross Northern Vancouver Island on Wednesday morning.
Unseasonably strong winds are associated with this low. Storm force
southerly winds will develop ahead of the low over Explorer and west
coast Vancouver Island tonight. Hurricane force southeast winds are
possible near the headlands of Northwest Vancouver Island overnight.
Southeast gales are expected for inner South Coast waters. Winds will
shift to gale to storm force west to northwesterly in the wake of the
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