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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 October 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 early this morning and to west 15 early this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 25 this evening and to southwest 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind backing to south 30 to 40 Saturday morning then diminishing to southwest 25 Saturday afternoon.

Showers changing to rain this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 October 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this morning and to 1 to 2 early this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 after midnight and to 3 to 4 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 October 2020
Sunday Wind south 35 knots increasing to south 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15.
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 October 2020

'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 4:00 AM PDT 30 October 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing low 994 mb located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 7:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located from the Central Coast
to Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PDT 30 October 2020 In the wake of a departing storm, widespread gale to storm force
northwesterlies will quickly abate this morning. A building ridge
approaching Explorer will maintain the gale force westerly inflow
through juca de fuca strait today.

On Saturday, an approaching front will produce gale force southerlies
over the central and northern waters.

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