Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 November 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots except southeast 40 to 50 over southern sections today and early this evening. Wind becoming south 30 to 40 early this evening. Wind south 30 to 40 Wednesday.

A few showers changing to rain early this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 November 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this morning and to 4 to 6 late this morning. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 November 2017
Thursday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 25.
Saturday Wind south 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 November 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 21 November 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located southwest of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
east-west over southern Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located southwest of Explorer.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM PST 21 November 2017 A frontal system approaching Explorer from the southwest will move
To lie over Southern Bowie by Tuesday afternoon before moving off to
the northwest. A second front will move up from southwest of
Explorer to lie over Haida Gwaii Wednesday morning.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds will spread to southern
offshore waters this morning and will spread to central and
Northern waters this afternoon. Storm force winds will ease by this
evening. Widespread southerly gale force winds will continue through
Wednesday.

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