Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 October 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 20 early this evening then increasing to southeast 35 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 early Monday morning then becoming south 35 to 45 late Monday morning. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 Monday evening.

A few showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon changing to rain late overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 October 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 metres building to 4 to 6 early Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 October 2017
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to southwest 35 to 45 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 22 October 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 22 October 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over the South
Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday deepening low 994 mb located southwest
of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Monday low 991 mb located over the Alaska
panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 22 October 2017 A deepening low will approach Bowie from the southwest tonight to
reach the Alaska Panhandle as a 991 millibar low Monday afternoon.
Ahead of the low, winds will rise to southerly gales offshore
overnight, and to storm force southerlies Monday morning over the
northern and central waters. Winds will shift to gale force
westerlies in the wake of the low then ease to strong Monday
Evening. The associated front will remain over the central
Waters Monday night with southerly gales persisting.

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