Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 06:22 PM PST 26 February 2017
Tonight and Monday
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light early Monday morning then becoming northwest 15 late Monday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Monday evening.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 26 February 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary high 1043 mb located at
At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough from low located from the Washington
Coast to the North Coast.
By midnight PST Monday trough located from the West Entrance of
Juan de Fuca Strait to the Central Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 PM PST 26 February 2017 A 1043 millibar high will remain well outside the offshore waters. A
trough remains stationary along the B.C. coast.
Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over outer waters including
Western Queen Charlotte Sound will briefly ease Monday afternoon.
Winds will rise again to gale force northwesterly Monday overnight.
In addition, strong northeast outflow winds through central and
southern mainland inlets will continue through to Monday morning.
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