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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 March 2023

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 this morning then becoming northwest 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Thursday morning then backing to southwest 15 near noon Thursday. Wind increasing to southerly 25 to 35 Thursday evening.

Scattered showers this morning and Thursday changing to rain.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 March 2023
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 March 2023
Friday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 in the morning.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 March 2023

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 29 March 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located over eastern

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM PDT 29 March 2023 A ridge of high pressure over interior BC dissipates today. Strong to
gale force northerly outflow winds through the mainland inlets from
the Central Coast to Howe Sound gradually ease this morning.

Northerly strong to gale force winds continue across most of the
offshore and outer waters today and tonight ahead of the Pacific
ridge of high pressure. The ridge will move across Bowie and weakens
on Thursday.

Thursday afternoon, a Pacific frontal system approaches Bowie. Strong
to gale force southerly winds will develop ahead of the system.

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