Queen Charlotte Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 07 February 2016

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 early Monday morning and to southeast 15 to 20 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 07 February 2016
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PST 07 February 2016

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 7 February 2016 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight warm front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Monday warm front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Alaska panhandle.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 1004 mb located west of Explorer.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Monday low 1004 mb located over northwestern

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM PST 7 February 2016 A warm front over Northern Haida Gwaii this evening will move
northward tonight ahead of an approaching low. The low will brush the
northwest corner of Bowie region Monday morning.
Strong easterlies prevail ahead of the front with gale force
northeast outflow winds through mainland inlets. South of the front
winds rise to gale force south or southeast while outflow winds
Ease. Winds will ease on Monday as the low moves off to the north.

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