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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 February 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 late this afternoon then backing to southwest 20 to 30 after midnight. Wind diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 Saturday morning then backing to southerly 15 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Saturday evening.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 4 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2020
Sunday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots becoming northwest 35 to 45 in the morning then diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to south 35.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 February 2020

'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 PST 21 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday ridge located over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 February 2020 A Pacific front across the central waters will weaken as it moves
southward today. Southerly gales along the Central Coast will ease to
moderate to strong westerlies near noon. Strong southwesterlies will
prevail over northern waters with occasional gales west of Haida
Gwaii today.

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