Queen Charlotte Sound
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 September 2017
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to north 10 to 15 knots late this evening and to north 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to north 25 to 35 Wednesday morning.
Chance of showers late this afternoon and this evening with a risk of thunderstorms.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte SoundIssued 4:00 PM PDT 19 September 2017
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 19 September 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line east-west over
the Central Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing trough located on a line
east-west over the Lower Mainland.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Alaska panhandle.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 PM PDT 19 September 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Alaskan Panhandle will push
southward down the coast tonight. On Wednesday, a ridge of high
pressure currently well offshore will build strongly towards the
On Wednesday, strong to gale force northwest winds will spread across
northern and central waters as the ridge builds towards the coast.
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