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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 21 August 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25 late Thursday morning then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Thursday afternoon.

Showers beginning late Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 August 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 after midnight then building to 2 to 3 early Thursday afternoon. Seas building to 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 August 2019
Friday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots veering to northwesterly 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwesterly 5 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 21 August 2019

'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 21 August 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located near Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 21 August 2019 A broad ridge of high pressure will build across the marine waters
tonight. Moderate to strong northwest winds are expected except gale
force winds along parts of the west coast of Vancouver Island
tonight.

A frontal system will arrive over Bowie on Thursday. The system will
Progress into the northern and central waters Thursday night.
Gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the system.

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