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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 December 2023

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 this morning then backing to southerly 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 this evening and to southeast 40 to 50 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 overnight then increasing to southwest 35 to 45 near noon Sunday. Wind veering to west 25 to 35 Sunday evening.

Showers changing to rain this afternoon and ending overnight.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 December 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 early this evening then building to 5 to 7 Sunday morning. Seas building to 7 to 10 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 December 2023
Monday Wind south 25 knots increasing to southeast 45 in the morning then veering to south 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 40 knots diminishing to southwest 25.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15.

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 04:09 AM PST 02 December 2023

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 2 December 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over southern
Vancouver Island.
By 6:00 a.m. PST today departing frontal system located over

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low located over the southern Alaska

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located off the offshore
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located from the Alaska
panhandle to Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 2 December 2023 A frontal system will make its way across the Southern Strait of
Georgia early this morning. Gale force southerlies ahead of the front
will be followed by gale force westerlies through the Juan de Fuca
strait this morning in its wake.

A new low will move across Northern Bowie and onto the Southern
Alaskan Panhandle today. Westerly gales are expected across northern
waters during the day.

Meanwhile another front will approach the offshore waters later this
afternoon. Gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the front
in the evening and strengthen further to storms overnight over
northern and central waters. Gales will extend into the inner South
Coast waters overnight. Widespread gale force westerlies are expected
in the wake of the system, with an area of storm force westerlies
expected over the offshore waters on Sunday morning.

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