Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 May 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 5 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 25 near noon and to west 25 to 35 overnight. Wind west 25 to 35 Tuesday.
Showers beginning after midnight. Fog patches dissipating early this morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - western halfIssued 04:00 AM PDT 22 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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 22 May 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located over the Central
Coast extending southwestward.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located over Cape Scott
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Prince Rupert
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located over Prince
Rupert extending southwestward.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday departing frontal system located on a
line north-south over the Lower Mainland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:58 AM PDT 22 May 2017 A stalled frontal system in a northeast to southwest line from
The Alaska Panhandle to Southern Bowie will remain in place through
today. Strong southerly winds over the northern waters will persist
The front will eventually move across BC coast on Tuesday, pushed by
a strong upper trough. A strong ridge of high pressure will rebuild
in the wake of the front and generate gale to locally storm force
northwesterly winds over the BC waters on Tuesday.
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