Queen Charlotte Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 February 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to southwesterly 25 to 35 this morning then diminishing to west 15 to 25 this afternoon. Wind becoming southwest 15 this evening then diminishing to light near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 20 Monday morning and to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Monday. Wind veering to southwest 35 Monday afternoon.

Showers ending near noon. Rain beginning Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 February 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 February 2016
Tuesday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind south 15 knots increasing to east 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound

Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 14 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located off Bowie.
By noon PST today departing low 991 mb located over northern Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line east-west
over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 AM PST 14 February 2016 A low pressure system will track across Northern Bowie Sunday morning
and into the Alaskan Panhandle by the evening. Ahead of the low, gale
force southerlies will develop over central and northern waters early
Sunday morning and shift to gale force westerlies in its wake.

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