West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 May 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 early this morning then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 early this afternoon. Wind increasing to south 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon.

Rain beginning early this morning and ending Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 May 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 May 2018
Monday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots veering to north 10 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 May 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 AM PDT 26 May 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located over Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PDT 26 May 2018 A ridge of high pressure will continue to move east today and will
lie over Vancouver Island later this afternoon. This will allow a
frontal system to come into the offshore waters early this morning.

The frontal system will slowly make its way east, spreading
Southeast gales to central and northern today. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies are expected in the wake of the frontal system.

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