Queen Charlotte Strait
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.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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 StatementIssued 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
North of the ridge, moderate to strong westerly winds will prevail.
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- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
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