West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 February 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 knots increasing to northwest 30 to 40 this morning then diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 February 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 metres building to 5 this afternoon then subsiding to 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 February 2019
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 February 2019

'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 19 February 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:33 AM PST 19 February 2019 A trough of low pressure stretching across the mainland coast will
remain nearly stationary today and Wednesday. In its wake,
northwesterly gales over Bowie will spread to northern and central
waters this morning and the west coast of Vancouver Island in the
afternoon.

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