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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 08 February 2023

Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southeast 35 late this evening and to south 25 after midnight. Wind increasing to south 25 to 35 early Thursday morning then becoming south 25 early Thursday evening.

Rain ending near noon Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 February 2023
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 early this evening then subsiding to 3 to 5 near midnight. Seas building to 4 to 6 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 February 2023
Friday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 in the morning then increasing to south 30 to 40 late in the day.
Saturday Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 20 to 30.
Sunday Wind southerly 30 to 40 knots becoming northwest 30 to 40 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 08 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 8 February 2023 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
to Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located from Hecate Strait
to Cape Scott.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday low 986 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday low 992 mb located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PST 8 February 2023 A vigorous Pacific front continues to bring widespread gale to storm
force southeasterlies over offshore, northern and central waters.
Storm to hurricane force southeasterlies have developed near the
headlands of Northern Vancouver Island and will continue through till
noon on Thursday.

Another trough of low pressure crosses the offshore waters overnight
and will merge with the current Pacific front. This will cause
southeasterly gales to spread into the inner South Coast waters, and
will help maintain gale to storm force southerlies from East Dixon to
Queen Charlotte Sound and waters west of Vancouver Island through
much of Thursday.

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