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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwesterly 20 to 30 late this morning and to southwest 15 to 20 Wednesday morning.

Rain changing to showers near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2024
Thursday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2024

'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 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today warm front located on a line north-south
over western Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing warm front located from the
Central Coast to Tofino.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located over Cape Scott extending
westward.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Wednesday departing cold front located over
Tofino extending southwestward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:37 AM PST 27 February 2024 A warm front over Bowie will track across Haida Gwaii today and then
southeastwards across Vancouver Island this evening. Ahead of the
front, gale force southeast winds over Bowie will spread to northern
and central coastal waters this morning as gale to storm force
southeasterlies. In its wake, winds will gradually shift to strong to
gale force westerly today.

The associated cold front will track eastwards across Explorer
tonight and then Vancouver Island on Wednesday. Ahead of the front,
southwest gales will develop over Southern Explorer and west coast
Vancouver Island - south tonight and then shift to strong westerlies
in its wake on Wednesday.

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