Queen Charlotte Sound - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 May 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots tonight. Wind northwest 25 to 35 Wednesday.

Showers ending near midnight.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 May 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 May 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind north 20 to 30 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 May 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 May 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located 400 miles west of Haida
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching ridge located over
northwestern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PDT 23 May 2017 A strong cold front in a northeast to southwest line over the Lower
Mainland will move inland tonight. A strong ridge of high pressure
well offshore will move eastward and will reach Northwestern Bowie
Wednesday night.

Strong to gale to force northwesterly winds will prevail over the BC
coastal waters tonight in the wake of the cold front. Winds will
Ease to light to moderate over most inner South Coast waters on
Wednesday but will remain strong to gale force off the west coast of
Vancouver Island and over most central and northern waters ahead of
the approaching ridge.

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