Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 19 January 2017

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25 late this afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 10:00 AM PST 19 January 2017
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots backing to northeast 15 to 25.
Monday Wind north 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 19 January 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 10:30 AM PST 19 January 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today departing trough located over the South
Coast.

At 5:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over the South Coast.
By 5:00 a.m. PST Friday ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 5:00 a.m. PST Friday frontal system located over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PST 19 January 2017 A weak trough currently over the central and South Coast will move
inland to be replaced by a weak ridge early tomorrow. This ridge
Will also push into the BC Interior and a frontal system will
Move to lie over the South Coast midday Friday. In advance of
This larger system, gale force southeasterly or easterly winds will
develop over parts of the southern and central waters tonight
Through Friday.

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