West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 19 October 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 early Saturday morning then backing to southeast 25 Saturday evening.

Showers ending Saturday afternoon with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 metres building to 5 this evening then subsiding to 4 early Saturday morning. Seas subsiding to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2018
Sunday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 25.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 19 October 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating cold front located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Saturday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT Saturday building ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 19 October 2018 A weak cold front across Queen Charlotte Sound will dissipate near
Cape Scott tonight. On Saturday, a ridge of high pressure will build
over Queen Charlotte Sound. The next frontal system will be
approaching the northern offshore waters Saturday night.

Moderate to strong southeast winds are forecast near Northern
Vancouver Island this evening ahead of the cold front until it
dissipates. A band of moderate to strong northerlies will develop
behind the front off the northwestern coast of Vancouver Island
tonight and will persist through Saturday. Light to moderate
Variable winds will prevail near the ridge. Moderate to strong south
or southwest winds will continue over the far north and the northern
offshore waters with gales expected over the northern part of Bowie.

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