West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 May 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwesterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25 early this evening then veering to west 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind veering to northwest 10 to 15 Friday morning then diminishing to light Friday afternoon.

Rain beginning this evening changing to chance of showers Friday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 2018
Saturday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the morning then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind south 20 knots.
Monday Wind south 20 knots veering to west 15.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening ridge located over southern
Explorer.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today trough located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday trough located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 24 May 2018 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters is producing strong
inflow winds through Juan de Fuca Strait this morning. These winds
are expected to reach gale force this afternoon and will persist
through Friday.

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