West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 November 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southwesterly 20 to 30 knots tonight. Wind westerly 20 to 30 Wednesday.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 November 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 late this evening then building to 4 to 6 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 November 2018
Thursday Wind southwesterly 25 knots veering to northwest 10 to 20 in the morning.
Friday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southeasterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.

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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
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 13 November 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located over central Vancouver
Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing cold front located over southern
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday departing trough located from the
Central Coast to the Strait of Georgia.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PST 13 November 2018 A weakening cold front over Vancouver Island will depart the region
to the east tonight. A trough of low pressure over Explorer late
This afternoon will approach Vancouver Island this evening.

Widespread strong to gale force westerlies will continue over
Many northern and central waters tonight into Wednesday. Over
southern waters, the weakening cold front will generate southeast
gales off Southwest Vancouver island this evening. The approaching
trough from Explorer will spread gales to the Northern Strait of
Georgia tonight later this evening and continue into Wednesday
morning.

Another frontal system will approach Southern Bowie and Northern
Explorer Wednesday night resulting in gale force southerly winds.

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