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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this afternoon then diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind becoming variable 10 to 20 Tuesday afternoon then becoming west 10 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Showers beginning near noon changing to rain this evening then to showers near noon Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2024
Wednesday Wind west 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 25.
Friday Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots becoming west 20 to 30.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2024

'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 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today approaching frontal system located over
the offshore waters.

At 1:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 22 April 2024 A frontal band will enter the offshore waters near noon giving
southeast gales before reaching Haida Gwaii by midnight. As the
frontal band continues to Progress Hecate and Dixon east we can
expect a brief period of southerly gales Tuesday morning.

Westerly gales over Southern Bowie Tuesday morning as the low
pressure center lingers over Northern Bowie.

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