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West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 October 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming westerly 25 to 35 this evening then veering to northwest 30 to 40 early Thursday afternoon.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 October 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 5 to 7 near midnight and to 6 to 8 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 October 2019
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots becoming southerly 15 to 25 in the morning then veering to westerly 20 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 20 to 25.

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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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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Issued 7:52 PM PDT 16 October 2019

'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 16 October 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
to Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday departing frontal system located over
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located over Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing low located west of Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday trough located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday trough located from Hecate Strait to
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM PDT 16 October 2019 A front stretching from Haida Gwaii to Explorer late this afternoon
will move over Vancouver Island early Thursday morning. The front
will then cross the South Coast mainland midday Thursday. Gale force
southeast winds will be generated ahead of the front then shifting to
strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

On Thursday, an intense trough will cross into most marine waters
bringing strong to gale force southerlies. Gale to storm force
westerlies are expected in its wake.

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