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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 09 December 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 early this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light early Tuesday morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Tuesday afternoon.

Rain overnight and Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 December 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon and to 4 to 6 this evening. Seas subsiding to 4 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 December 2019
Wednesday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to south 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots veering to west 25.
Friday Wind west 10 to 20 knots backing to south 10 to 20.

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 09 December 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 9 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over western Bowie.
By noon PST Tuesday weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 10:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM PST 9 December 2019 An approaching frontal system will track across the offshore waters
tonight and weaken over Hecate Strait midday Tuesday. Ahead of
The front, gale force southerlies over the outer waters will spread
to Queen Charlotte Sound and Hecate Strait tonight. In its wake the
winds will shift to moderate to strong southwesterly.

On Tuesday afternoon, southeast gales will redevelop over Bowie as
another frontal system approaches.

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