Queen Charlotte Sound
Issued 10:30 AM PST 08 February 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming south 20 to 30 near noon then diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late overnight then diminishing to south 20 to 30 Tuesday evening.
Chance of showers Tuesday late in the day.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte SoundIssued 10:30 AM PST 08 February 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 10:30 AM PST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 1003 mb located 180 miles west of
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1002 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 972 mb located west of the offshore
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:31 AM PST 8 February 2016 A low is moving into the Gulf of Alaska today.
A second powerful low will move northward while remaining west of
offshore waters on Tuesday.
Gale force south or southeast winds over northern and central
Waters will ease today as the first low moves off to the north.
Southeast gales will return on Tuesday ahead of the second low.
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