Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 May 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northwest 15 knots early this afternoon and to northwest 20 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 near midnight. Wind northwest 10 to 15 Tuesday.

A few showers beginning Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 May 2017
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots in the morning.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 06:12 AM PDT 29 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 29 May 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 AM PDT 29 May 2017 The contrasts of temperature and pressure between a ridge of high
pressure over offshore waters and a trough over the BC Interior are
producing strong to gale force westerly winds through Juan de Fuca
strait. These winds will ease slightly this morning then rise again
late this afternoon and this evening.

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