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West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 05 May 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 this afternoon and to southeast 35 to 45 early Thursday morning. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 Thursday afternoon.

Rain this afternoon tonight and Thursday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 05 May 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 4 early this evening and to 5 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 05 May 2021
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 05 May 2021

'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 PDT 5 May 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located over BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1000 mb located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday low 993 mb located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PDT 5 May 2021 A low will approach the offshore waters today and stall over
Bowie tonight. Ahead of the low, southeasterly gale force
Winds will develop over northern, central and offshore waters.

Winds will veer to westerly gale force over Southern Bowie, southern
west coast Haida Gwaii and Queen Charlotte Sound late this evening.
Winds remain southeasterly or easterly gale force across the
remaining northern waters tonight.

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