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West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 January 2023

Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots tonight and Friday.

Periods of rain ending this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 January 2023
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 January 2023
Saturday Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots backing to northerly 15 to 25.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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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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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 26 January 2023 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located north of Cape St. James.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday trough located over southern Vancouver
Island.

By 10:30 a.m. PST Friday building ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PST 26 January 2023 A trough currently over cape St. James will track southwards tonight
and lie over Southern Vancouver Island by Friday morning. Meanwhile,
a very strong ridge of high pressure will build into interior
British Columbia in the coming days. Strong to gale force northerly
winds will develop between these two features, beginning in southern
waters on Friday and spreading north Friday night into Saturday.

Strong to gale force outflow winds will develop in the coastal inlets
on Friday evening and are expected to strengthen to gale to storm
force outflow on Saturday as the ridge of high pressure builds over
the interior.

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