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West Coast Haida Gwaii

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 September 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 after midnight then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to south 20 to 30 late Tuesday morning and to south 35 to 45 early Tuesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 20 to 30 Tuesday evening.

Showers changing to rain near noon Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 September 2021

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 3 late overnight.

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 September 2021
Wednesday Wind south 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots veering to northwest 15 to 25.
Friday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots increasing to south 35 to 45.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 September 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 September 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 992 mb located over southern Hecate
Strait.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing low 996 mb located near
Prince Rupert.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located over western Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:03 PM PDT 27 September 2021 A 992 MB low over Southern Hecate will move inland across Prince
Rupert this evening as it weakens.

Southerly gales over northern and central waters and west of
Vancouver Island will shift to widespread northwesterly gales to the
west of the low. Winds will diminish overnight as a ridge of high
pressure builds in from the west.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southerly over the central
and northern waters on Tuesday afternoon as the next front
approaches.

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