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West Coast Haida Gwaii


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 19 January 2020

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 25 knots becoming south 10 to 20 near midnight then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early Monday afternoon.



Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 January 2020
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 January 2020
Tuesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 9:30 PM PST 19 January 2020

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 19 January 2020 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.
By 8:00 a.m. PST Monday dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located west of the offshore
By 7:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PST 19 January 2020 A frontal system on a line from the Central Coast to Explorer will
slowly move eastward tonight and dissipate over Central Vancouver
Island on Monday morning. Ahead of the front, strong to gale force
southeasterly winds will continue tonight over most southern and
central waters.

Another frontal system will approach the offshore waters on Monday
afternoon. The system will move eastward across the offshore waters
on Monday night. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterly winds
will develop over the offshore waters Monday afternoon then spread to
most coastal waters on Monday night.

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