Queen Charlotte Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 30 January 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots veering to southeast 15 to 20 late overnight then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Saturday evening.

Rain beginning early Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 January 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 January 2015
Sunday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind south 20 to 30 knots diminishing to south 10 to 20.
Tuesday Wind south 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PST 30 January 2015

'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 9:30 PM PST 30 January 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located off the offshore
waters.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located over the offshore
waters.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located over northern
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM PST 30 January 2015 An approaching Pacific frontal system will track across Bowie on
Saturday. Ahead of the system, strong to gale force southeasterlies
will develop over the offshore waters Saturday morning and then over
central and northern waters Saturday afternoon. In addition,
northeasterly outflow winds will increase to gale force Saturday
morning near Portland Inlet.

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