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West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 August 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 early this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 this evening. Wind backing to southwest 5 to 15 late overnight then increasing to southerly 15 to 25 near noon Thursday. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Thursday afternoon.

Showers beginning Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 August 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near noon and to 2 to 3 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday morning then building to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 August 2019
Friday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 in the morning.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots veering to northwesterly 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwesterly 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 August 2019

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 August 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing low 1000 mb located near Prince
Rupert.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
the Central Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:50 AM PDT 21 AUGUST 2019

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