West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 April 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots backing to south 15 to 20 late overnight then increasing to southeast 30 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Sunday afternoon.

Chance of showers changing to periods of rain near noon Sunday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 April 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 April 2018
Monday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 21 April 2018

'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 4:00 PM PDT 21 April 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Cape Scott.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located off Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PDT 21 April 2018 A ridge of high pressure will build in a north to south line over
Cape Scott tonight and Sunday. A frontal system will be approaching
the offshore waters on Sunday and will reach Bowie Sunday evening.

Light to moderate northwesterlies will prevail east of the ridge.
Gale force southerlies will develop over Bowie overnight as the
Front approaches and will spread to most areas adjacent to Haida
Gwaii by late Sunday afternoon or Sunday evening.

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