West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 to 30 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35 near midnight then becoming east 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to east 30 to 40 Tuesday morning then veering to southerly 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.

A few showers changing to rain Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres building to 4 early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2018
Wednesday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 in the morning then backing to easterly 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots becoming westerly 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 22 January 2018

'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 PM PST 22 January 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 992 mb located 100 miles southwest
of Explorer.
By 2:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 984 mb located over southeastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 PM PST 22 January 2018 A developing low pressure system will reach Explorer late tonight
And will move into Southeastern Bowie early Tuesday afternoon. The
system will bring gale to storm force southeast winds over most
waters by Tuesday morning.

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