Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 July 2017
Today Tonight and Monday.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon then diminishing to light overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 15 Monday afternoon and to northwest 15 to 20 Monday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 23 July 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening low located over northern Bowie.
At 11:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over the offshore
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Monday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Langara.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 AM PDT 23 July 2017 A low pressure centre over Northern Bowie is stationary and weakening
Meanwhile a ridge of high pressure is building over the offshore
waters throughout the day. Ahead of the ridge, northwesterly gales
will develop over Johnstone Strait and west coast Vancouver Island
into Southern Explorer this afternoon.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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