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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 January 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 near noon then becoming southeast 40 to 50 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southeast 35 early Saturday morning.

Rain.

Temperatures plus 1 rising to plus 9 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon and to 3 to 4 early this evening. Seas building to 5 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2020
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25.

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 January 2020

'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 17 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over the offshore
waters.

By 6:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
to Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PST 17 January 2020 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the British
Columbia Interior this week. Gale to storm force northeasterly
outflow winds will prevail through all coastal inlets. Moderate to
severe freezing spray will continue near the central and northern
coastal inlets today through Saturday.

An intense frontal system will cross offshore waters today. Gale to
storm force southeasterlies are expected to develop ahead of the
system and will affect all marine regions tonight. Hurricane force
southeasterlies are possible over sections of central waters tonight.

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