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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 February 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 near noon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday morning. Wind backing to west 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain overnight and Wednesday.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 February 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late this morning and to 3 to 4 late this afternoon. Seas building to 4 to 6 late this evening then subsiding to 3 to 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 February 2020
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 40 to 50 in the morning then diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind south 30 to 40 knots becoming northwest 30 to 40 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 February 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today dissipating ridge located over southern

At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday departing cold front located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Wednesday building ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:23 AM PST 18 February 2020 An approaching cold front will move to lie over Bowie this afternoon.
Ahead of the front, gale force southerlies over Bowie will spread to
northern and central waters in the afternoon and evening. Marginal
storm force winds can be expected over Northern Bowie this afternoon.

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