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West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 September 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 5 to 15 knots early this evening and to southeast 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Sunday morning then diminishing to south 20 Sunday afternoon.

Showers this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2021
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to northwest 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to south 15.

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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 - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 September 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 10:30 AM PDT 25 September 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located from
Hecate Strait to Cape Scott then to Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1002 mb located southwest of Explorer.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low 995 mb located over eastern Queen
Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:18 AM PDT 25 September 2021 A weak frontal system from Hecate Strait to just north of Vancouver
Island to Southeastern Explorer will strengthen this afternoon. Gale
force southeasterly winds are expected along the Central Coast, over
portions of Queen Charlotte Sound, and off the west coast of Northern
Vancouver Island late this afternoon and tonight.

A large low pressure system will approach the British Columbia waters
on Sunday morning. Winds will rise to gale force southerlies for
almost the entire region by the end of Sunday.

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