Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 April 2016
Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming south 20 to 30 early this evening then diminishing to south 10 to 20 Sunday evening.
Periods of light rain or drizzle ending Sunday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - western halfIssued 4:00 PM PDT 30 April 2016
'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 PM PDT 30 April 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over northern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Haida Gwaii.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located on a line
north-south over central Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:58 PM PDT 30 April 2016 A weakening ridge of high pressure will remain stalled in a north to
south line over Northern Vancouver Island through Sunday. Meanwhile,
a frontal system will weaken along a northeast to southwest line over
Northwestern Haida Gwaii tonight. Gale force southeast winds over the
far north will slowly ease tonight as the front weakens but southeast
gales will persist through Sunday afternoon over Northern Hecate
Strait and the eastern portions of Dixon Entrance.
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