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West Coast Haida Gwaii

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this morning then veering to southwest 25 to 35 early this afternoon. Wind increasing to west 40 to 50 late this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 30 to 40 near midnight. Wind diminishing to westerly 25 Tuesday morning then backing to southwest 10 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Rain ending this afternoon. Showers Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 5 to 7 late this afternoon then subsiding to 3 to 4 Tuesday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2019
Wednesday Wind south 20 to 30 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35 in the morning then diminishing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind west 20 to 30 knots.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2019

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 21 October 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing low located near Langara.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday building ridge located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Explorer.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday trough located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:29 AM PDT 21 October 2019 A vigorous low pressure system will move across northern waters today
making land fall on the North Coast this evening. Gale force
southeast winds ahead of the low will switch to gale to storm force
westerlies in its wake.

Gale force southwesterly winds will funnel up the North Coast
mainland inlets as the low moves into northern Interior British
Columbia.

The associated frontal passage will impact the South Coast as well.
Gale force southeasterlies will develop in the Northern Georgia
strait this afternoon and abruptly switch to strong northwesterlies
Tuesday morning. Westerly gale force winds will also impact the Juan
de Fuca Strait tonight through Tuesday morning.

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