Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 July 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 late overnight and to southeast 25 to 35 Friday morning. Wind becoming southeast 30 to 40 late Friday afternoon.

Periods of rain beginning late overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 July 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near midnight and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 July 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 in the morning and to light late in the day.
Sunday Wind light becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 July 2017

'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 20 July 2017 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over the offshore
waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PDT 20 July 2017 A frontal system over the offshore waters will move eastward and
Lie through Queen Charlotte Sound on Friday afternoon. Gale force
southeasterlies associated with the front will develop over the
offshore waters tonight. Southeast gales will spread to most
Northern and central waters as well as west of Vancouver Island on
Friday.

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