Queen Charlotte Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 April 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots becoming light early this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Tuesday morning and to southeast 40 to 50 near noon Tuesday. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning Tuesday morning and ending Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 April 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 Tuesday morning and to 3 to 5 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 April 2017
Wednesday Wind west 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound

Issued 05:05 AM PDT 24 April 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening trough located over the southern
Strait of Georgia.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Cape St. James.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located over the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM PDT 24 April 2017 A cold front will approach the BC coast on Tuesday. Ahead of the
front, gale to marginal storm force southeasterlies are forecast
For offshore, northern, and central waters beginning Tuesday
Morning. The strong southeasterly winds will persist into the
evening.

In the wake of the front, gale force westerlies are expected over
portions of Bowie and Explorer.

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