Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 25 July 2016
Tonight and Tuesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 9:30 PM PDT 25 July 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 SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 25 July 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:22 PM PDT 25 July 2016 A ridge of high pressure will continue to build over the central
waters tonight and Tuesday. Strong to gale force west to northwest
winds will prevail across most South Coast marine regions.
Westerly gales through Juan de Fuca Strait will ease overnight while
gales will develop off west coast Vancouver Island and through
Johnstone Strait late Tuesday afternoon.
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