West Coast Haida Gwaii

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 January 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots veering to west 10 to 20 early this afternoon then increasing to southwest 20 to 30 near midnight. Wind backing to southeast 20 to 30 Monday evening.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 January 2018

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this afternoon.

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this morning and to 3 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots increasing to southerly 40 to 50 in the morning then diminishing to southerly 25 to 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
By 1:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 990 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 990 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching low located southwest of
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PST 21 January 2018 A frontal system over Southern Vancouver Island will move inland near
noon today. Southeasterly gale to storm force winds over the inner
South Coast will ease to strong southerlies near noon.

A low pressure system over Northern Bowie will drift northward and
reach the Gulf of Alaska this afternoon. Strong to marginal gale
force westerlies will prevail over most northern and central waters
through Monday.

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