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West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 May 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 early this evening then becoming northwest 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 early Tuesday morning and to northwest 30 Tuesday afternoon.

Rain today and this evening. Showers Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 May 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 May 2024
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 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
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 May 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Central Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday approaching ridge located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:16 AM PDT 20 May 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the central waters will track southeast
today. Moderate to strong northwest winds are occurring ahead of this
ridge. As the ridge of high pressure moves south, marginal westerly
gales will likely funnel through Juan de Fuca Strait tonight.

A trough over Haida Gwaii this morning will sweep across the BC coast
today and Tuesday. Northwesterly winds will strengthen to gale force
across the southern waters late in the day Tuesday in the wake of the
trough.

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