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West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 December 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 to 30 knots becoming south 25 to 35 early this morning then veering to west 30 to 40 late this morning. Wind diminishing to west 25 Thursday afternoon.

Rain changing to showers this morning then to flurries or showers this evening. Showers Thursday afternoon and evening.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 December 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 5 to 7 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 December 2021
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 20 to 30 in the morning.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 December 2021

'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 Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 1 December 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today intensifying frontal system located over
By 11:00 a.m. PST today departing frontal system located over
Hecate Strait.

At 1:00 a.m. PST Thursday building ridge located over the South

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 1 December 2021 This morning a frontal system is developing over Bowie and will head
towards the Alaskan Panhandle. Winds will be gale force
Southerlies ahead of the front. Behind the front gale force
westerlies will persist over northern and central waters right
through into Thursday.

Meanwhile over Explorer a weak frontal system will be heading east
along the stalled trough. Southwest gales over Southern Explorer will
ease by mid this morning as the frontal system weakens.

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