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West Coast Haida Gwaii

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 16 September 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 near midnight then backing to southwest 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind backing to southerly 15 to 25 Friday morning then veering to westerly 15 to 25 late Friday afternoon.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms Friday afternoon and evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 September 2021

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 September 2021
Saturday Wind west 15 to 25 knots veering to northwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots backing to west 15 to 25.
Monday Wind south 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 16 September 2021

'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 9:30 PM PDT 16 September 2021 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing ridge located over southern
Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
By 9:00 a.m. PDT Friday departing frontal system located from the
North Coast to Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PDT 16 September 2021 A Pacific front will continue to generate gale to storm force
southeast winds tonight as it moves through Haida Gwaii and Queen
Charlotte Sound.

The front will progress into the South Coast Friday morning. Strong
to gale force southeast winds will develop in the region as the front
sweeps across through the day.

Winds are forecast to ease to moderate to strong westerly in the wake
of the front. Westerly gales will develop late in the day on Friday
across Explorer and west coast Vancouver Island.

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