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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 24 February 2024

Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots increasing to west 35 to 45 near midnight then becoming west 40 to 50 late overnight. Wind becoming west 35 to 45 Sunday morning.

Showers changing to flurries near midnight and ending Sunday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms Sunday morning and afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2024
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 early this evening and to 5 to 7 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2024
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon then diminishing to variable 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 20 to 30.
Wednesday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20.

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 24 February 2024

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 24 February 2024 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Hecate Strait.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Sunday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM PST 24 February 2024 A trough will develop over Hecate Strait tonight. This trough
Will move into southern waters by Sunday. Northwesterly gales will
spread into northern waters this afternoon, into central waters
tonight and then into southern waters on Sunday. A brief period of
storm force northwesterly winds are very likely over Dixon Entrance
and Bowie on Sunday morning.

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