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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 27 November 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwesterly 20 to 30 knots increasing to southwest 30 to 40 after midnight and to southwest 40 to 50 Saturday morning.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 November 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near midnight and to 4 to 6 Saturday morning. Seas building to 6 to 8 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 November 2020
Sunday Wind southerly 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20.
Tuesday Wind south 35 to 45 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 27 November 2020

'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 27 November 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Washington State.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located on a line north-south over
Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday dissipating trough located over the
North Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:04 PM PST 27 November 2020 Strong to gale force westerly winds have developed this evening in
Juan de Fuca Strait in the wake of a frontal system. The winds will
ease overnight.

A weak trough over Hecate Strait will move eastward tonight. Strong
to gale force westerly winds are expected this evening over the
central and northern waters.

A strong Pacific frontal system will approach Haida Gwaii on Saturday
bringing gale to storm force southerly winds to the northern and
central waters.

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