Queen Charlotte Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 October 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots except east 25 to 35 over southern sections. Wind becoming southwest 10 to 20 early Thursday morning then backing to southeast 20 late Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Thursday evening.

A few showers.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 October 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 October 2016
Friday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to east 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind east 25 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 October 2016

'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 Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 October 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 992 mb located 30 miles south of
Cape Scott.
By 9:00 a.m. PDT Thursday dissipating low 1000 mb located over
the Central Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT Thursday trough located off the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM PDT 26 October 2016 A 992 MB low just south of Cape Scott will drift slowly northward and
dissipate over the Central Coast Thursday morning. A weak low will
move into Southern Explorer Thursday night.

Widespread southeast gales will occur across most southern waters
tonight with storm force winds over west coast Vancouver Island. The
winds will shift to strong to gale force westerlies behind the low
then ease further Thursday morning. Winds will rise to strong to gale
force southeast off Vancouver Island Thursday evening.

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