West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 May 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southerly 10 to 20 early Sunday morning then veering to southwest 15 to 25 Sunday evening.

Chance of showers late this evening. Rain beginning Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 May 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 May 2018
Monday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots veering to north 10 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 May 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over central Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located on a line north-south
over eastern Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday low located near Sandspit.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM PDT 26 May 2018 A ridge of high pressure lies stationary over Central Vancouver
Island. A front is slowly moving through northern and central waters
tonight. A low pressure centre will move northeast towards Haida
Gwaii by late Sunday.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies for central and northern waters
tonight veer to strong southwesterlies in the wake of the frontal
system. On Sunday, strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the low
over central and northern waters will veer into strong westerlies
behind.

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