West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 25 May 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 near midnight and to southeast 30 to 40 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwesterly 20 to 30 early Saturday afternoon.

A few showers changing to rain after midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 May 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 May 2018
Sunday Wind south 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots veering to north 10 to 20.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 25 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 9:30 PM PDT 25 May 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located over northern Vancouver
Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building trough located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday departing trough located over Hecate
Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PDT 25 May 2018 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters will produce
Gale force inflow winds through Juan de Fuca Strait this evening.
The gale force winds are expected to subside to strong westerly
After midnight.

As the ridge of high pressure moves east and ends up over Vancouver
Island, this will allow a frontal system to come into the offshore
waters tonight. Ahead of the front, southeast gales will develop.

The frontal system will slowly make its way east, spreading
Southeast gales to central and northern waters by Saturday
Afternoon. In behind the trough, southwest gales are expected over
Northern Bowie Saturday afternoon.

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