Queen Charlotte Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 25 January 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots except southeast 20 to 30 over eastern sections tonight. Wind becoming south 20 late overnight then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Monday afternoon.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 January 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late this evening then building to 3 to 4 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 January 2015
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound

Issued 10:30 AM PST 25 January 2015

'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 10:30 AM PST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today warm front located over Cape Scott extending
southwestward.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight warm front located over the Central Coast
extending southwestward.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday low located southwest of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday low 998 mb located over northwestern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:13 AM PST 25 January 2015 A warm front over Northern Vancouver Island will move over the
Central Coast this evening. Strong to gale force southerlies over
southern waters will continue today and gradually ease this evening.

The associated low centre will approach Explorer tonight and move
over Northern Explorer by Monday afternoon. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterly in its wake.

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