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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 April 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 this morning then diminishing to southwesterly 10 to 20 late this afternoon. Wind backing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Monday.

Showers ending this afternoon. Showers Monday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 April 2024
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 April 2024
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 5 to 15 knots backing to south 5 to 15.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 April 2024

'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 PDT 20 April 2024 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening low located near Cape St. James.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening low located over northern
Hecate Strait.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday ridge located from Explorer to Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PDT 21 April 2024 An area of low pressure near cape St. James will move
Northeastward to lie over Northern Hecate Strait overnight while
weakening. Strong to gale force winds over Northwest Vancouver Island
this afternoon will spread into central waters tonight.

A frontal system will enter the offshore waters on Monday night
giving southeast gales.

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