West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 May 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind south 5 to 15 knots becoming light early this evening then becoming northwest 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind west 5 to 15 Wednesday.

Chance of showers late this afternoon and tonight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 May 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 May 2018
Thursday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind south 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 5 to 15.
Saturday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 22 May 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By 7:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating cold front located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 22 May 2018 A ridge of high pressure will gradually build over the offshore
waters through tonight and tomorrow. As the ridge strengthens strong
northwesterly winds will build along West Vancouver Island.

Over the inner coastal waters, a marine push is expected to move
through Juan de Fuca Strait late Wednesday afternoon, producing
strong to gale force westerlies which will persist into overnight
Wednesday. Marginal northwesterly gales are expected through
Johnstone Strait over the same period.

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