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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 this evening and to southwest 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 25 early Friday afternoon.



Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 early Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2020
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots veering to west 25 to 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 30 to 40.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 27 February 2020

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 27 February 2020 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located over the
Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Friday low located over northern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday low located west of Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 PM PST 27 February 2020 A departing frontal system over the Alaska Panhandle will give gale
to storm force southwesterlies to northern waters this evening.

A new low will approach Explorer on Friday morning. The low will
track westward towards Vancouver Island during the day on Friday.
Ahead of the low expect strong to gale force southerlies. In the wake
of the low gale force northwesterlies will occur.

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