Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 01 April 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots late overnight and to southeast 15 to 25 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early Thursday afternoon.

Rain beginning late Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 01 April 2015

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 1 April 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
the Central Coast.
By 10:00 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening ridge located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located over Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Thursday cold front located on a line north-south
over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM PDT 1 April 2015 A cold front over Bowie will move eastward towards the north and
central coasts tonight. Gale force southerlies will spread across the
northern waters tonight and to the central waters early Thursday
morning.

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