Queen Charlotte Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 February 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 20 to 30 early this evening then increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 to 25 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain beginning Wednesday morning and ending Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 February 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 February 2016
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind south 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound

Issued 06:57 AM PST 09 February 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 PST 9 February 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today departing trough located over the Gulf
of Alaska.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 972 mb located west of the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:14 AM PST 9 February 2016 A 971 MB low will develop and track west of the offshore waters
today. Ahead of the low gale force easterly or southeasterly
Winds will develop over the offshore, northern, and central waters
beginning this morning.

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