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West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 03 February 2023

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots veering to southwest 20 late this evening then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 40 Saturday morning then becoming northwest 30 to 40 early Saturday evening.

Showers changing to rain after midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 04 February 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this morning then subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 Sunday afternoon then building to 3 to 5 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 03 February 2023
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 in the morning then increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots increasing to southwest 35 to 45.
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 25 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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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 03 February 2023

'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 PST 4 February 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located from Cape St. James
to Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located over Vancouver
Island.

By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday approaching ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PST 4 February 2023 A frontal system over Explorer will track eastward today and tonight,
producing widespread gales from Dixon east to Explorer. Winds will
strengthen further to storm force later this morning from Hecate
Strait to West Vancouver Island.

Northwesterly gales will spread from west to east in the wake of the
system.

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