West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half
Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 near midnight then becoming south 15 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to south 20 to 30 Saturday afternoon and to northwest 30 to 40 Saturday evening.
Showers ending early this morning. Rain overnight and Saturday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern halfIssued 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2021
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Explorer.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:41 AM PST 22 January 2021 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will
Bring strong to gale force northerly outflow winds through Howe Sound
A frontal system west of Bowie early Saturday morning will approach
Haida Gwaii on Saturday. Ahead of the system, winds will increase to
strong to gale force southerly over the central and northern waters
on Saturday afternoon. Winds will become strong to gale force
northwesterly in the wake of the system on Saturday night.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
- Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
- Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
- Queen Charlotte Strait
- Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
- Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
- West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half
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