Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 August 2016

Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 30 knots.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 August 2016
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 28 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 4:00 PM PDT 28 August 2016 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low located over Bowie.

By 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary cold front located over
eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 6:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located over northern Vancouver
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM PDT 28 August 2016 A low will remain over Bowie region tonight and Monday.
A front will weaken over central waters tonight
And will drift slowly eastward later on Monday.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies east of the front ease to
moderate to strong southerlies to the west. Strong to gale force
winds will persist west of Haida Gwaii near the low.

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