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West Coast Haida Gwaii

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 this evening and to southeast 30 to 40 after midnight. Wind becoming westerly 25 to 35 early Sunday morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 Sunday evening.

Rain tonight and Sunday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 near midnight then building to 4 to 6 early Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2019
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming westerly 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southwest 20 to 30.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 19 October 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 4:00 PM PDT 19 October 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located from the North
Coast to Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday low located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM PDT 19 October 2019 A frontal system will cross the offshore waters this evening
And eventually lie stretched from Hecate Strait to Queen Charlotte
Sound to Southern Explorer by Sunday morning. The front will progress
into the inner South Coast by midday Sunday. Gale force southeast
winds will accompany the front then switch to gale force westerlies
in its wake.

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