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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots becoming west 25 to 35 early this evening then increasing to west 35 to 45 near midnight. Wind veering to northwest 35 Sunday afternoon then diminishing to northwest 30 Sunday evening.

Showers changing to flurries near midnight and ending Sunday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms Sunday morning and afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2024
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 early this evening and to 5 to 7 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2024
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon then diminishing to variable 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 20 to 30.
Wednesday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 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 4:00 AM PST 24 February 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today dissipating trough located on a line
north-south over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Sunday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 AM PST 24 February 2024 This morning, a weak trough will quickly swing through the northern
waters then move inland by midday. Behind the trough, westerly gales
will develop beginning this afternoon.

Another trough will develop in Southern Bowie tonight. This trough
will move into southern waters by Sunday. Northwesterly gales will
spread into northern and central waters tonight then into southern
waters on Sunday. A brief period of storm force northwesterly winds
are very likely over Dixon Entrance and Bowie on Sunday morning.

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