Queen Charlotte Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 March 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to westerly 5 to 15 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain beginning near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 March 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 March 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25 in the afternoon and to south 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind south 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 28 March 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary frontal system located on
a line northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday departing low located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM PDT 28 March 2017 A nearly stationary front over Vancouver Island is producing strong
to gale force southeast winds over the Northern Strait of Georgia.
Winds will drop below gale force this evening.

A low will approach the southern waters Wednesday morning and move
across Vancouver Island Wednesday afternoon. Winds over the southern
waters will rise to strong to gale force southeasterlies early
Wednesday and veer to strong to gale force northwesterlies in the
wake of the low.

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