Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 this afternoon.
Periods of rain ending near midnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 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 4:00 AM PDT 26 September 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located over southern Hecate
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located over northern Vancouver
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:42 AM PDT 26 September 2016 A cold front over Southern Hecate Strait will move over Northern
Vancouver Island late this afternoon.
Strong to gale force south or southeast winds ahead of
The cold front will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies
In its wake.
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- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
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- Hecate Strait - southern half
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