Queen Charlotte Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots becoming west 20 early Friday morning then backing to southwest 15 near noon Friday. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Friday evening.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 6 metres subsiding to 5 late this evening and to 3 to 4 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 in the morning.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to southerly 30 to 40.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 19 October 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017 Tonight and Friday At 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching frontal system located west
of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 19 October 2017 A low pressure centre that was north of Haida Gwaii this morning
Has now moved northeast over BC. Due to this a few lingering
northwesterly gales are present over the offshore waters. These
Gales will diminish very soon.

Another frontal system will approach Explorer late Friday afternoon
with southeast gales developing ahead of it into Friday evening.

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