West Coast Haida Gwaii

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 14 November 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 to 30 knots increasing to southwest 30 to 40 near midnight except northeast 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 early Thursday morning then becoming northwest 10 to 20 near noon Thursday. Wind diminishing to light late Thursday afternoon.

Rain ending early Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 14 November 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 4 to 6 this evening then subsiding to 3 to 5 early Thursday morning. Seas subsiding to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 14 November 2018
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to south 25.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 9:30 PM PST 14 November 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 9:30 PM PST 14 November 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 1008 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 6:00 a.m. PST Thursday departing low 1008 mb located over
central Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday ridge located over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PST 14 November 2018 A 1008 MB low moving eastward across Southern Bowie will cross
Central Hecate Strait early Thursday morning. Southerly gales are
forecast to develop south of the low tonight over northern and
central waters. Winds will ease Thursday morning as the low moves
inland.

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