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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 February 2024

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 early Monday morning and to northerly 10 to 20 Monday evening.

Flurries ending this evening with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 February 2024
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 early Monday morning and to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 February 2024
Tuesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 20 to 30 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20.
Thursday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light 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 4:00 PM PST 25 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 PM PST 25 February 2024 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the North Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday trough located on a line north-south over
the Central Coast.

At 9:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching frontal system located over
northwestern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM PST 25 February 2024 A departing trough of low pressure will continue to spread gale force
westerlies along Juan de Fuca before easing to strong late this
evening. Risk of storm force winds near Race Rocks late this
afternoon.

Another trough along the North Coast has enough energy to continue
gale force northwesterlies over northern, central, and offshore
waters tonight and Monday.

By Monday afternoon, the waters south of and including Hecate south
will display strong northwesterlies with gale force winds along West
Vancouver Island south and Juan de Fuca west entrance. By the
evening, winds will gradually weaken with gale force ending near
midnight.

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