West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 22 March 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind southeast 15 to 25 Saturday.

Rain ending after midnight. Showers Saturday morning and afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 March 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 metres building to 5 early this evening then subsiding to 4 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 March 2019
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming northerly 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 22 March 2019

'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 9:30 PM PDT 22 March 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening trough located north of Bowie.

At 8:00 p.m. PDT Saturday quasi-stationary cold front located over
western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM PDT 22 March 2019 A trough of low pressure over the northern waters will continue
northward to reach the Alaska Panhandle late overnight.

Marginal southerly gale force winds through Hecate Strait this
evening will become strong southeast following the passage of the
trough overnight.

Another front will approach from offshore on Saturday spreading
strong to gale force southeasterlies to the offshore waters.

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