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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 21 April 2024

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Monday.

Showers Monday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 April 2024
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 April 2024
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 5 to 15 knots backing to south 5 to 15.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 21 April 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 PDT 21 April 2024 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located from Explorer to
Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Monday approaching frontal system located over
the offshore waters.

At 3:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located west of Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM PDT 21 April 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the British Columbia waters will bring
light to moderate winds tonight except strong westerly inflow through
Juan de Fuca Strait. A frontal system will enter the offshore waters
on Monday evening giving southeast gales to the areas west of Haida
Gwaii and briefly reaching Dixon and Hecate by Tuesday morning.

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