West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half
Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 February 2020
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 early this evening and to easterly 30 to 40 near midnight. Wind becoming northwest 35 to 45 early Sunday morning then diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 Sunday evening.
Rain changing to showers Sunday morning.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern halfIssued 4:00 PM PST 22 February 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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 22 February 2020 Tonight and Sunday By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing ridge located over southern
At 4:00 p.m. PST today deepening low 998 mb located west of
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday low 988 mb located 100 miles west of
By 10:30 a.m. PST Sunday low 996 mb located near Port Hardy.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:35 PM PST 22 February 2020 An intense low pressure system will cross into Northern Explorer this
evening and continue east towards Northern Vancouver Island through
the night. The low will move across Northern Vancouver Island midday
on Sunday then into the BC Interior in the afternoon.
Gale to storm force southeast winds will develop ahead of the system
over southern and central waters. Gale to storm force northwest winds
will develop over most BC waters in the wake of the low.
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