Queen Charlotte Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 September 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15 near midnight then becoming light early Thursday morning. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 late Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 September 2017
Friday Wind light becoming northwest 5 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 September 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located over the
South Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:32 PM PDT 20 September 2017 A ridge of high pressure building over the offshore waters is
spreading strong to gale force northerly winds west and north of
Vancouver Island. The ridge will gradually move onto Haida Gwaii by
Thursday night and the northwest winds will ease to moderate to
strong for most BC waters.

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