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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 October 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming westerly 20 to 30 this evening then increasing to westerly 30 to 40 Thursday afternoon.

Rain changing to showers near midnight then to rain Thursday morning. Showers Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 October 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 4 to 6 near midnight and to 5 to 7 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 October 2019
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 20 to 25.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 10:44 AM PDT 16 October 2019

'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 10:30 AM PDT 16 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over central Vancouver Island.
By 3:00 p.m. PDT today departing frontal system located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located over southern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing low located west of Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday trough located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday trough located from Hecate Strait to
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PDT 16 October 2019 A frontal system over Vancouver Island will depart the South Coast by
this afternoon. Gale force southeasterly winds over the inner South
Coast waters will ease below gales this afternoon.

Another front will cross the offshore waters this morning and
approach the northern and central waters this afternoon. The front
will then cross the South Coast early Thursday morning. Gale force
southeast winds will be generated ahead of the front then shifting to
strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

On Thursday, an intense trough will cross into most marine waters
bringing strong to gale force southerlies. Gale to storm force
westerlies are expected in its wake.

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