Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 May 2017
Tonight and Monday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 20 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 late this evening. Wind diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to northwest 15 early Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 20 late Monday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 4:00 PM PDT 28 May 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 28 May 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over Explorer.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 PM PDT 28 May 2017 The contrasts of temperature and pressure between a ridge of high
pressure over offshore waters and a trough over the BC Interior will
give rise to strong to marginal gale westerly winds through Juan de
Fuca Strait tonight and late Monday.
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
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- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
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- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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