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West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 May 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 early this evening then becoming northwest 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 early Tuesday morning and to northwest 30 Tuesday afternoon.

Rain today and this evening. Showers Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 May 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 May 2024
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 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 20 May 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Central Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday approaching ridge located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:16 AM PDT 20 May 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the central waters will track southeast
today. Moderate to strong northwest winds are occurring ahead of this
ridge. As the ridge of high pressure moves south, marginal westerly
gales will likely funnel through Juan de Fuca Strait tonight.

A trough over Haida Gwaii this morning will sweep across the BC coast
today and Tuesday. Northwesterly winds will strengthen to gale force
across the southern waters late in the day Tuesday in the wake of the
trough.

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