Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 August 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 early this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 early this evening. Wind northwesterly 5 to 15 Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 10 knots increasing to northwest 10 to 15.
Tuesday Wind light becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 August 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 5:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching frontal system located over
the northern offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PDT 18 August 2017 A ridge of high pressure will build over Explorer this afternoon and
extend through the central waters tonight.

Moderate to strong northwest winds will prevail for most of the South
Coast except gale force westerlies through Juan de Fuca Strait
tonight.

North of the ridge, moderate to strong westerly winds will prevail.

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