West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 May 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late overnight then diminishing to south 25 Monday evening.

Chance of showers changing to rain near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 May 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 Monday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 May 2018
Tuesday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 11:45 AM PDT 20 May 2018

'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 10:30 AM PDT 20 May 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today warm front located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening warm front located on a line
north-south over Langara.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday cold front located west of Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:38 AM PDT 20 May 2018 A cold front will approach the northern offshore waters this
Evening. The system will move eastward to Bowie by Monday morning
And reach Haida Gwaii by Monday afternoon. Ahead of the front, gale
force southerly winds will develop over most northern waters tonight
and Monday. The winds will ease Monday evening as the system
Weakens.

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