Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 late this morning then becoming southeast 10 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Wednesday morning then becoming southeast 25 to 35 near noon Wednesday.

Chance of showers Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early this evening then building to 2 to 3 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southerly 15.
Saturday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to easterly 15 to 25.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over the offshore
waters.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located west of Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PST 27 January 2015 Winds will become strong to gale force southeasterly over Bowie
This evening as a frontal system approaches from the west. The system
will slowly Progress towards the northern waters and eventually
spread southerly gales to the region Wednesday.

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