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West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 August 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 this morning then diminishing to light this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 10 to 20 late overnight then becoming northwest 15 to 25 Thursday evening.

Periods of drizzle ending near noon. Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 August 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 August 2022
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots.

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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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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 17 August 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located over the South Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located from the
North Coast to the South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PDT 17 August 2022 A stationary front draped northeast to southwest over Bowie will
weaken through the day today. Strong to gale force southerlies over
Bowie and waters in the vicinity of Northern Haida Gwaii will ease
this morning.

A trough will gradually develop over the South Coast beginning today
and will remain in place into Thursday. Strong to gale force
northwest winds will develop off the northwest coast of Vancouver
Island later this afternoon and continue into Thursday.

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