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West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 April 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 late this afternoon then backing to south 10 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 early Monday morning then becoming southeast 25 to 35 Monday evening.

Showers this morning and overnight and Monday changing to rain Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 April 2024
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 late this afternoon then building to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM 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 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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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM 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 10:30 AM PDT 21 April 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing trough located over northern
Hecate Strait.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to Haida Gwaii.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PDT 21 April 2024 A trough of low pressure over Northern Hecate Strait will move inland
late this morning while weakening. Strong to gale force westerly
winds over Southern Hecate Strait will ease to moderate to strong
early this afternoon.

A frontal system will enter the offshore waters on Monday evening
giving southeast gales.

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