Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 April 2017
Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light late this evening then increasing to southeast 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 late overnight and to southeast 35 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 early Saturday evening.
Rain beginning late overnight changing to chance of showers Saturday late in the day.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 9:30 PM PDT 28 April 2017
'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 SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 28 April 2017 Tonight and Saturday By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying low 1003 mb located west
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 993 mb located over eastern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:25 PM PDT 28 April 2017 A developing low will approach Bowie overnight then track across
Eastern Bowie Saturday morning to reach Haida Gwaii in the afternoon.
Winds will increase to gale to storm force southeast over the north
and central waters ahead of the low.
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