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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 August 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots near noon then backing to easterly 25 late this afternoon. Wind veering to south 25 this evening then increasing to south 30 to 40 late overnight. Wind becoming northwest 30 Tuesday afternoon.

Rain beginning late this afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 August 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 August 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 to 35 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 August 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 10:30 AM PDT 19 August 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Port Hardy.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Victoria.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:03 AM PDT 19 August 2019 A trough of low pressure over Southern Bowie will swing northward
toward Prince Rupert this evening. Ahead of the trough, strong to
gale force southerlies will develop over central and northern waters
today. In the wake of the trough the winds will shift to strong
northerlies Tuesday morning.

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