Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 April 2017
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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
Cape Scott.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying low 1003 mb located west
of Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 993 mb located over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 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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