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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 November 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 early this morning then becoming northwest 15 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to southeast 15 overnight. Wind increasing to westerly 15 to 25 Friday afternoon.

Rain early this morning changing to showers and ending this evening. Periods of rain Friday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 November 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near midnight then building to 3 to 5 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 November 2020
Saturday Wind westerly 30 to 40 knots increasing to southerly 40 to 50 in the morning.
Sunday Wind southerly 35 to 45 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots backing to southwest 10 to 20.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 November 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 4:00 AM PST 26 November 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary frontal system located on
a line northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Friday approaching low located northwest of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 26 November 2020 A frontal system over Haida Gwaii this morning will move eastward
reaching Cape Scott this afternoon. The front will stall tonight as
it straddles the central and southern waters.

Ahead of the system, gale to storm force southerly winds are
expected. Moderate to strong northwesterly winds are forecast in the
wake of the system.

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