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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 May 2022

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late this morning then diminishing to west 15 to 25 early this evening. Wind diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 overnight. Wind southwesterly 5 to 15 Monday.

Periods of rain today and tonight. Showers Monday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating early this morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 May 2022
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 2 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 May 2022
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northerly 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to northerly 15 to 20.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 May 2022

'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 AM PDT 22 May 2022 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Cape Scott.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:37 AM PDT 22 May 2022 Ahead of a frontal system over Bowie, southeast winds will rise to
strong to marginal gale force west of Haida Gwaii late this morning.
Strong to marginal gale force southeast winds are also expected for
Northern Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance East this afternoon and
early evening. Winds will veer to strong westerlies in the wake of
the front late today.

Extensive fog and stratus blankets the outer waters this morning but
will dissipate today as the frontal system passes.

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