West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 this evening then diminishing to southeast 30 to 40 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 early Tuesday morning.

Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms Tuesday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this evening then subsiding to 5 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2018
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2018

'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 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over eastern Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PDT 22 October 2018 A front over Bowie will gradually weaken late this afternoon.
Another front will track eastward across the offshore waters tonight
to lie over Haida Gwaii Tuesday morning.

Ahead of the fronts, gale to storm force southerly winds will
continue over most northern and central waters through Tuesday.

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