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West Coast Haida Gwaii

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 September 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots veering to westerly 15 to 25 late this afternoon then backing to southwest 10 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind veering to northwesterly 10 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Showers ending Saturday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms this afternoon and this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 September 2021

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Saturday morning.

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this morning then building to 3 to 4 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 September 2021
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots backing to west 10 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind south 30 to 40 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 late in the day.

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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 Georgia Strait - 46303 English Bay - 46304 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
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 September 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located from the
Central Coast to Vancouver Island.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT today building frontal system located over
southern Explorer.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing frontal system located over
the southern Strait of Georgia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 17 September 2021 A Pacific front will continue to generate gale force southeast winds
as it moves through Hecate Strait and the Central Coast.

The front will progress into the South Coast near midday.
Strong to gale force southeast winds will develop in the region as
the front sweeps across through the day.

Winds are forecast to ease to moderate to strong westerly in the wake
of the front. Westerly gales will develop late in the day today
across Explorer and west coast Vancouver Island.

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