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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 October 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to east 15 to 25 early Thursday morning and to northeast 30 to 40 late Thursday afternoon. Wind backing to northwest 40 Thursday evening.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 October 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early this evening then building to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 October 2020
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the morning then increasing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind south 15 knots increasing to southeast 35.
Sunday Wind south 35 knots increasing to south 45 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 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 9:30 PM PDT 28 October 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line east-west over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday low located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday low located over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 28 October 2020 A front lying across Northern Vancouver Island and Northern Explorer
will remain nearly stationary tonight. Moderate northeast winds north
of the front will shift to strong southwest to the south.

On Thursday morning, the front will advance northward as a deepening
low pressure system approaches the offshore waters. By Thursday
afternoon, a 989 MB low will lie just west of Queen Charlotte Sound.
The low will cross the Central Coast and move inland Thursday night.
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 Thursday night in the wake of the low.

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