West Coast Haida Gwaii

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 December 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 late Monday morning then becoming south 40 to 50 Monday evening.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 December 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 December 2018
Tuesday Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 35.

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 4:00 PM PST 16 December 2018

'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 4:00 PM PST 16 December 2018 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing low located northwest of Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located from Sandspit to
Cape Scott then to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM PST 16 December 2018 The next intense frontal system will approach Explorer on Monday
morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will once again develop
across southern, central, and northern waters during the day on
Monday. Hurricane force winds are forecast Monday afternoon for the
headlands of West Vancouver Island North.

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