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West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 22 January 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwesterly 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 near noon then diminishing to light near midnight. Wind increasing to south 10 to 20 late overnight and to south 20 to 30 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northwesterly 30 to 40 Saturday afternoon.

Rain overnight and Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon then building to 3 to 5 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2021
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northerly 10 to 20.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 22 January 2021

'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 10:30 AM PST 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over Bowie.
By 8:00 a.m. PST Saturday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 7:00 p.m. PST Saturday departing frontal system located on a
line north-south over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:23 AM PST 22 January 2021 A frontal system west of Bowie early Saturday morning will approach
Haida Gwaii on Saturday. Ahead of the system, winds will increase to
strong to gale force southerly over the central and northern waters
on Saturday afternoon. Winds will become strong to gale force
northwesterly in the wake of the system on Saturday afternoon.

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