Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 25 March 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 early Sunday morning then diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 Sunday afternoon.

Chance of showers changing to rain late overnight and ending Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 March 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 metres building to 4 near midnight and to 6 early Sunday morning. Seas subsiding to 4 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 March 2017
Monday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southerly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 25 March 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 25 March 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 2:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located over the offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening cold front located over Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PDT 25 March 2017 A front just west of the offshore waters late this evening will
Move to a line over Haida Gwaii and Vancouver Island later
Sunday afternoon. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterlies
Will develop this evening over offshore waters and spread to
Northern and central waters by Sunday morning. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies will develop early Sunday morning for portions of
The northern and central waters as well as areas west of Vancouver
Island.

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