Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 August 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming south 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to south 25 early Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 late Sunday morning.

Periods of rain beginning after midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 August 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 metre building to 2 early Sunday morning and to 3 early Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 August 2016
Monday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 27 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 27 August 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low located over Bowie.

At midnight PDT tonight cold front located 100 miles southwest of
Cape St. James.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday cold front located on a line
northwest-southeast over Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PDT 27 August 2016 A low will remain over Bowie tonight and Sunday. A cold front
Will form overnight and move to central BC waters Sunday morning.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the
Front will shift to moderate to strong southwesterlies in its wake.

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