Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 August 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 to 20 early Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 August 2016
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 August 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

At 7:00 p.m. PDT Saturday low located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary west of the
offshore waters tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds
will prevail mostly over the central waters.

The ridge will weaken on Saturday as a low drifts into Bowie from the
northwest. This shift in the pattern will also end the strong to
gale force northwesterly flow across the region.

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