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West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 February 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 early this afternoon then backing to westerly 15 to 25 early this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Saturday evening.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2024
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2024
Sunday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.

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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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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 February 2024

'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 PST 23 February 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line east-west over
Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing ridge located south of Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday weakening trough located on a line
north-south over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:23 AM PST 23 February 2024 On Saturday morning, a weak trough will quickly swing through the
northern waters then move inland by midday. Behind the trough,
westerly gales will develop. These winds will further intensify on
Saturday night and spread to central waters.

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