West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 August 2019
Tonight and Wednesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northwest 30 to 40 early Wednesday morning and to northwest 20 to 30 near noon Wednesday. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 Wednesday evening.
Rain ending late this evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern halfIssued 00:37 AM PDT 21 August 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 20 August 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over eastern Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 984 mb located 60 miles southwest
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing low 995 mb located near
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located west of the
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located over the offshore
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:27 PM PDT 20 August 2019 The centre of a low pressure system currently 60 miles southwest of
Langara will cross Haida Gwaii tonight then cross Prince Rupert into
the Northern British Columbia interior on Wednesday morning.
The associated front will continue swinging through the northern and
central waters late this evening and Progress across the South Coast
overnight and Wednesday morning.
Within the vicinity of the low centre, gale to storm force southeast
winds ahead of it will switch to gale to storm force northwest winds
in its wake. Affected marine regions include the northern and central
Gale to storm force southeast winds will accompany the associated
front. The front will weaken to strong to gale southeast winds as it
moves through the South Coast overnight and Wednesday morning. Strong
northwest winds are expected to follow the passage of the front.
A ridge of high pressure will build Wednesday after the entire system
moves out of the marine regions. Moderate to strong northwest winds
are expected for all marine regions except gale force winds along
parts of the west coast of Vancouver Island.
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