West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half
Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 November 2019
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 early this evening then backing to south 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to south 25 to 35 late overnight then veering to west 30 to 40 near noon Saturday.
Rain changing to showers near midnight then to rain overnight and ending Saturday morning.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern halfIssued 4:00 PM PST 22 November 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 22 November 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Hecate Strait.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Saturday low located near Langara.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:48 PM PST 22 November 2019 A frontal system will lie over Hecate Strait this evening.
The system will bring southwesterly gales to central and northern
waters tonight. The gales will ease later this evening as the frontal
A trough of low pressure will cross Bowie then Dixon Entrance
Saturday morning. The trough will bring southwesterly gales to most
northern waters and Bowie for most of Saturday.
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