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West Coast Haida Gwaii

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 October 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 this morning then increasing to northwest 30 to 40 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 20 to 30 this evening then becoming southwest 20 Friday morning.

Rain changing to showers this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 October 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this afternoon then subsiding to 5 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 October 2019
Saturday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 20 to 25.
Monday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 October 2019

'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 4:00 AM PDT 17 October 2019 Today Tonight and Friday By 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over
southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:40 AM PDT 17 October 2019 A front over Vancouver Island will move across the inner South Coast
this morning. Strong to gale force southeast winds ahead of the front
will ease to moderate to strong later this morning.

A trough of low pressure will move across the offshore and outer
waters today and track inland tonight. Ahead of the trough, strong to
gale force southerlies will shift to gale to storm force westerlies
in its wake.

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