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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 February 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southerly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 early this evening then increasing to south 30 to 40 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 40 to 50 late Thursday morning then diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 February 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 5 to 7 early Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 February 2020
Friday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots veering to west 25 to 35.

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 26 February 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PM PST 26 February 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over the North
Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located over the Alaska
panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM PST 26 February 2020 A broad low will remain nearly stationary in the Gulf of Alaska
While a steady stream of frontal systems continue to rotate through
the northern waters.

Winds over the northern and central waters will continue to fluctuate
from strong to gale force southwesterlies as the disturbances move
through the regions. A stronger disturbance will give gale to storm
force southwesterlies to waters northwest of Haida Gwaii on Thursday.

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