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West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 September 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots backing to southerly 10 to 20 late this evening then increasing to south 20 to 30 after midnight. Wind becoming southwesterly 25 to 35 early Thursday morning.

Rain overnight and Thursday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 September 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 September 2021
Friday Wind south 20 to 30 knots becoming southwest 20 in the morning then becoming northerly 10 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 September 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 September 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located from Explorer to
the North Coast.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight building frontal system located off Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary frontal system located
over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PDT 22 September 2021 An approaching frontal system will track across Bowie tonight
And northern waters on Thursday. Ahead of the front, southerly
Gales will develop over Bowie tonight then spread to northern waters
Thursday morning.

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