Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 October 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 5 to 15 knots veering to southeast 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight.

Periods of rain beginning Wednesday morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 October 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 October 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southeast 30 to 40.
Saturday Wind south 50 knots diminishing to southwest 35 to 45.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 07:01 AM PDT 06 October 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 6 October 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today deepening low 997 mb located at 44N 148W.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday deepening low 987 mb located at 48N 148W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM PDT 6 October 2015 A 997 MB low pressure system over Eastern Pacific will deepen and
expand during the next few days. The system will start to affect
BC waters on Wednesday. A series of disturbances rotating around the
big low will bring gale force southeasterly winds to most BC waters
Wednesday and Wednesday night.

The system is expected to remain over Eastern Pacific during the
week. A series of intense disturbances will develop and rotate around
the system. Gale to storm force southerly winds will continue
Through Sunday as these disturbances move across BC waters.

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