Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 August 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 early Sunday morning then backing to southeast 35 to 45 near noon Sunday. Wind diminishing to west 30 late Sunday afternoon.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 August 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 metres building to 4 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 August 2015
Monday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 29 August 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 9:30 PM PDT 29 August 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 6:00 a.m. PDT Sunday trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 6:00 p.m. PDT Sunday trough located on a line north-south over
Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:38 PM PDT 29 August 2015 A trough of low pressure will move towards the BC coast on Sunday
reaching Cape Scott late in the afternoon.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies to 45 knots are expected
Ahead of the trough on Sunday over most BC coastal waters.

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