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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 March 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 near midnight then diminishing to south 10 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers changing to rain Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 March 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 March 2021
Thursday Wind south 10 to 20 knots becoming north 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind north 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30.
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 March 2021

'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 4:00 AM PST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today cold front located over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Wednesday deepening trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday trough located over southern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 6:06 AM PST 2 March 2021 A cold front tracking across Hecate Strait will slide south along the
mainland coast to lie over North Vancouver Island this afternoon.
Ahead of the front, southerly gales have developed over Bowie, and
spread to northern and central waters this morning. In its wake,
winds will shift to strong to gale force westerlies which will ease
tonight.

A trough of low pressure will approach the offshore waters on
Wednesday. Ahead of the trough, strong to gale force southwesterly
winds will develop over the central waters and North Vancouver
Island.

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