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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 29 October 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to north 20 to 30 early this afternoon and to northwest 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 early Friday morning then backing to southwest 15 to 25 near noon Friday.

Showers this afternoon tonight and Friday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 October 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 October 2020
Saturday Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind south 35 knots increasing to south 40 to 50 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 29 October 2020

'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 29 October 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line east-west
over the Central Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line east-west
over southern Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today intensifying low 990 mb located over
southern Bowie.
By midnight PDT tonight low 990 mb located near McInnes Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:19 AM PDT 29 October 2020 A deepening low pressure system will move to lie over Southern Bowie
this afternoon then approach the Central Coast and move onshore near
McInnes Island near midnight.
Ahead of the low, gale to storm force southeasterlies will spread to
central waters and strong to gale force northeasterlies are forecast
over northern waters. Gale to storm force northwest winds will
develop tonight in the wake of the low. A brief period of hurricane
force northwest winds can be expected over Northern Explorer this
evening.

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