Queen Charlotte Sound


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind east 25 to 35 knots increasing to east 40 to 50 this evening then becoming southeast 35 to 45 Tuesday morning.

A few showers changing to rain near noon.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 late this afternoon and to 5 to 7 late this evening. Seas building to 8 late overnight then subsiding to 6 Tuesday morning and to 5 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2016
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots backing to northeast 10 to 15 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2016

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 7:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 973 mb located over western Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 990 mb located over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 AM PDT 24 October 2016 A low tracking northward will lie over Southwestern Explorer
This afternoon and over Northern Explorer by Tuesday morning.

Winds will rise to gale to storm force east to southeast
Ahead of the low. Near the headlands of Vancouver Island
Winds will rise to hurricane force southeasterlies this evening
And ease to storm force southeasterlies overnight.

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