West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 20 November 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light late overnight then increasing to southerly 5 to 15 late Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Wednesday evening.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 November 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 November 2018
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming variable 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 20 November 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
from the Central Coast to Explorer.

At midnight PST tonight low located over southwestern Explorer.
By 1:00 p.m. PST Wednesday departing low located over southern
Hecate Strait.

At 1:00 p.m. PST Wednesday building ridge located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday ridge located over BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 PM PST 20 November 2018 A front stretching from the Central Coast to Southern Explorer will
combine with a low approaching from the south tonight. This combined
system will intensify the gale force southeast winds along the front
and reach peak winds of storm force southeasterlies by Wednesday
morning over waters near Northern Vancouver Island. The system will
move eastwards Wednesday with southeast winds shifting to strong
To gale force northerwesterlies for areas immediately in its wake.
The inner South Coast will see winds rise to gale force
southeasterlies Wednesday morning. As the system departs into the
BC Interior, a ridge will build Wednesday afternoon causing winds to
quickly ease below gales for all marine regions.

The next frontal system will approach the offshore waters Wednesday
night.

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