Queen Charlotte Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 June 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 late overnight then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late Wednesday afternoon.

Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating late Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 June 2016
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 June 2016

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 June 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PDT 28 June 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary over Haida
Gwaii tonight and Wednesday. To the east of the ridge, strong to gale
force northwest winds will prevail over West Vancouver Island,
Johnstone Strait and Juan de Fuca Strait. Winds may ease somewhat on
Wednesday but are expected to strengthen again to gale force in the
late afternoon and evening.

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