Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 April 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind light increasing to south 15 to 25 knots this morning then diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 near noon Sunday.

A few showers beginning this afternoon and ending Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 April 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 metres building to 3 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 April 2016
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over northwestern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PDT 30 April 2016 A ridge of high pressure over Queen Charlotte Sound will move
To Northern Vancouver Island this morning. Strong northwesterlies
over southern waters east of the ridge will ease to moderate.

A front approaching offshore waters this morning will stall near
Haida Gwaii this afternoon. Gale force southeasterly winds
To 45 knots over northern waters ahead of the front will
Ease later today.

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