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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 22 February 2024

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming west 20 to 30 early Friday morning then diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 near noon Friday. Wind backing to southerly 15 to 25 early Friday evening.

Showers changing to rain this evening then to showers Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 February 2024
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 February 2024
Saturday Wind west 20 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the morning.
Sunday Wind west 25 to 35 knots veering to northwest 30 to 40.
Monday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 late in the day.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 22 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 9:30 PM PST 22 February 2024 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
northern Explorer.
By 1:00 p.m. PST Friday dissipating ridge located on a line
east-west over southern Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over the Alaska
panhandle.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday dissipating cold front located on a line
east-west over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Friday trough located over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PST 22 February 2024 A cold front will continue to bring gale force southerwesterlies over
the extreme northern waters. The winds will ease below gales by early
Friday morning as the front weakens.

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