Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 11 February 2016

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 early Friday morning.

Rain changing to a few showers late Friday morning.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 11 February 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 4 early Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 11 February 2016
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the morning then becoming southeast 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind south 10 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 30.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 4:16 PM PST 11 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 11 February 2016 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 978 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday low 986 mb located northwest of Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie extending
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday frontal system located over the Mainland

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM PST 11 February 2016 Gale to storm force southeast winds have spread to the north and
central coasts and west coast of Vancouver Island as a frontal
System concludes its trek through the region.

Winds will ease and shift to southwesterly by Friday morning as the
frontal system moves inland.

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