Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 09:30 PM PST 20 December 2014
Tonight and Sunday
Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 early Sunday morning and to west 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon.
Periods of rain.
There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PST 20 December 2014 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located over southern Vancouver
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday trough located over the Lower Mainland.
At 1:00 p.m. PST Sunday trough located over the offshore waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PST Sunday trough located over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:23 PM PST 20 December 2014 An onshore flow will push a couple of disturbances across the coast
through Sunday evening. A trough of low pressure over
Vancouver Island will move onto the Lower Mainland overnight. Another
trough of low pressure will reach the offshore waters on Sunday
afternoon and approach Haida Gwaii late Sunday evening.
Strong to gale force southeast winds over the inner South Coast ahead
of the first trough will weaken this evening with strong to gale
force southwesterly winds increasing over outer southern waters
In the north moderate to strong southwest winds will rise to strong
to gale force southwest on Sunday afternoon ahead of second trough of
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