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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 May 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early this morning then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 late this afternoon. Wind becoming south 25 early this evening then increasing to southwest 25 to 35 overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 Friday afternoon.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 May 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 early this evening and to 2 to 3 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 May 2021
Saturday Wind west 20 knots.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 10 to 20 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 May 2021

'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 AM PDT 6 May 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 988 mb located over central Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening low 993 mb located over
northwestern Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening low 1004 mb located north
of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday dissipating low located over the southern
Alaska panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM PDT 6 May 2021 A low over Central Bowie will slowly move northward today. The low
will weaken and move eastward tonight just north of Bowie. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies ahead of the front will shift gale to
local storm force northwesterly in its wake.

Winds will gradually weaken on Friday as the low dissipates and a
weak ridge builds behind the low.

The associated cold front will quickly move across the South Coast
today. Winds over the South Coast will briefly increase to strong to
gale force southeast then shift to strong to gale force northwest
with the passage of the front.

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