Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 16 August 2017
Tonight and Thursday.
Wind light increasing to southeast 5 to 15 knots late Thursday morning and to southeast 15 to 20 early Thursday evening.
Chance of showers tonight. Rain beginning Thursday evening. Fog patches.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 16 August 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northwestern Vancouver Island.
At 2:00 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Haida Gwaii.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Thursday dissipating frontal system located on
a line northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:26 PM PDT 16 August 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain over Northern Vancouver Island.
On Thursday, a frontal system will reach Bowie in the morning and
will move through the North Coast during the day, reaching the
Central Coast in the evening.
Light to moderate variable winds will prevail for most of the South
Coast tonight and Thursday. Strong to gale force westerlies through
Juan de Fuca Strait will continue tonight.
Over the North Coast, gale force southeast winds will develop ahead
of the next frontal system on Thursday and will shift to strong
West or southwesterly in its wake.
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
- 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
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