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West Coast Haida Gwaii

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots backing to southwest 10 to 20 early this evening then to south 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 late overnight and to southeast 40 to 50 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 35 Wednesday afternoon and to westerly 10 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Showers ending this evening. Rain Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late this morning and to 2 to 3 late this afternoon. Seas building to 3 to 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2019
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind west 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 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 PDT 22 October 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the South Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PDT 22 October 2019 Strong to gale force westerlies through Juan de Fuca east will
continue for the next several hours.

A developing frontal system well offshore will come into Bowie
overnight tonight bringing strong to gale force southeasterly winds.
Through Wednesday morning gale to storm force southeasterlies will
develop over the northern waters along west coast Haida Gwaii, Dixon
Entrance and North Hecate.

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