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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 November 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 late this afternoon then becoming southeast 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 near midnight and to southeast 25 to 35 early Tuesday morning. Wind becoming northeast 20 to 30 near noon Tuesday then becoming northeast 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.

Scattered showers ending this afternoon. Rain or snow beginning near midnight and becoming snow Tuesday morning then scattered flurries Tuesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 3 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 November 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 early this evening then building to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 November 2022
Wednesday Wind northeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 25.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 November 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 November 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday intensifying low 1007 mb located over
northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 990 mb located northwest of Vancouver
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PST 28 November 2022 A ridge of high pressure building over the Northern BC Interior will
generate strong to gale force outflow winds through the mainland
inlets. Outflow winds will strengthen on Tuesday with gale to storm
force strength expected Tuesday night.

A low pressure system will intensify west of Haida Gwaii tonight and
track southeastwards towards Vancouver Island on Tuesday. Gale to
storm force winds will develop over parts of the offshore and central
waters as well as West Vancouver Island on Tuesday.

Over the inner South Coast, snow and strong winds will generate
blowing snow leading to significant reductions in blowing snow during
the day on Tuesday, carrying into Tuesday night.

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