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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 07 February 2023

Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 late this evening then backing to southwest 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Wednesday morning and to southeast 30 to 40 early Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 late Wednesday afternoon then becoming southeast 35 to 45 Wednesday evening.

Scattered showers this evening. Rain Wednesday afternoon and evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 February 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 3 to 5 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 February 2023
Thursday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots becoming south 30 to 40.
Saturday Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 07 February 2023

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 9:30 PM PST 7 February 2023 Tonight and Wednesday At 6:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday deepening frontal system located west
of Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM PST 7 February 2023 A Pacific front will approach the coast on Wednesday morning. The
front will bring widespread gale to storm force southeasterlies to
offshore waters on Wednesday morning and then to all northern and
central waters by Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday evening.
Hurricane force southeasterlies will develop over Northern Vancouver
Island late Wednesday evening.

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