Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 July 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots Friday morning and to southeast 20 to 30 Friday afternoon.

Showers beginning early Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 July 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 July 2017

'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 20 July 2017 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over the offshore
waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PDT 20 July 2017 A frontal system over the offshore waters will move eastward and
Lie through Queen Charlotte Sound on Friday afternoon. Gale force
southeasterlies associated with the front will develop over the
offshore waters tonight. Southeast gales will spread to most
Northern and central waters as well as west of Vancouver Island on
Friday.

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