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West Coast Haida Gwaii

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 10 December 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 20 to 30 knots late this afternoon and to southeast 30 to 40 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 late overnight then diminishing to southwest 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain overnight and Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 10 December 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 4 near noon then building to 6 overnight. Seas building to 7 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 10 December 2019
Thursday Wind south 30 knots veering to west 30 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 15 to 25.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 10:30 AM PST 10 December 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
By noon PST today dissipating frontal system located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located west of Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PST 10 December 2019 A frontal system will track across Haida Gwaii this morning and
weaken over Hecate Strait near noon. Gale force southerlies ahead of
the front will weaken to moderate to strong westerlies in its wake.

Another frontal system will approach the offshore waters this evening
and move onto North Coast late Wednesday. Widespread southeast gales
will develop over northern and central waters this evening and
increase to southeast storm force near midnight.

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