West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 20 February 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots backing to southwest 10 to 20 after midnight then increasing to southerly 20 to 30 Thursday morning. Wind becoming west 25 to 35 Thursday afternoon.

Rain beginning late overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 February 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 near midnight then building to 5 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 February 2019
Friday Wind west 35 to 45 knots veering to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning then becoming northwest 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots veering to northeast 15 to 25.
Sunday Wind north 15 to 25 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 20 February 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 PST 20 February 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM PST 20 February 2019 On Thursday, a frontal system will move across Bowie and spread
southerly gales to the northern waters. Winds will become gale force
westerlies in the wake of the system late Thursday.

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