West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 15 August 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 this afternoon then diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 August 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 this morning and to 1 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 August 2018
Friday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots veering to northwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 15 August 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday approaching low 1018 mb located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:18 AM PDT 15 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure will build along a northeast to southwest
line over Northwestern Bowie today. Moderate to strong
northwesterlies will prevail over most BC waters with marginal gales
expected off the northwestern coast of Vancouver Island and through
Johnstone Strait.

On Thursday, the ridge will weaken as it shifts eastward towards
Haida Gwaii and a weak low pressure system reaches Northwestern
Bowie.

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