West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 20 January 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots veering to southerly 15 to 25 this afternoon then to west 15 to 25 near noon Sunday.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 5 early this evening then subsiding to 3 to 4 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2018
Monday Wind southwesterly 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots increasing to southerly 40 to 50.
Wednesday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today intensifying frontal system located over
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from Sandspit to
Cape Scott then to Tofino.

At 6:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located over the West
Entrance of Juan de Fuca Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:05 AM PST 20 January 2018 A frontal system over the offshore waters this morning will move
southeastward to the coastal waters this afternoon then to southern
waters tonight. The system will move out of BC waters late Sunday
morning as it continues tracking southward.

Gale to marginal storm force southeasterly winds over the offshore
waters will spread to northern and central coastal waters this
afternoon then to southern waters tonight. Winds will ease Sunday
morning as the system moves out of the region. Marginal gale force
westerly or northwesterly winds will develop over the offshore
Waters on Sunday in the wake of the front.

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