West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 25 this morning and to northwest 25 to 35 early this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 35 to 40 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 Friday evening.

Rain beginning this morning changing to showers this evening.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning then building to 3 to 5 early this evening. Seas building to 5 to 7 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2019
Saturday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind north 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.
Monday Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM PST 21 February 2019 A frontal system will move across Bowie today. Ahead of the front,
strong to gale force southerly winds will develop over the northern
waters this morning. These winds will spread to the central and
southern waters as the front moves down the BC coast tonight and

Winds will become gale to storm force northwesterlies in the wake of
the system.

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