Queen Charlotte Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 August 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 near noon then diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 August 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 near midnight and to 1 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 August 2016
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots veering to west 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light becoming south 15 knots late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 26 August 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located west of the offshore
waters.

At 7:00 p.m. PDT Saturday low located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PDT 26 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary west of the
offshore waters through today. Strong to gale force
Northwesterly winds will prevail mostly over central and northern
waters.

The ridge will weaken on Saturday as a low drifts into Bowie from the
northwest. This shift in the pattern will also end the strong to
gale force northwesterly flow across the region.

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