Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 June 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 near noon then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 25 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 June 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwesterly 10 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 June 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 25 June 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located off Washington State.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located over BC interior.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located over the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PDT 25 June 2017 A trough of low pressure just off Southern Vancouver Island this
morning will shift inland this evening while a ridge of high pressure
offshore slowly builds towards the North Coast.

Light winds through Juan de Fuca Strait will shift to strong to gale
force westerlies this evening as the through moves inland. Elsewhere,
light to moderate northwest winds will gradually increase today and
tonight as the ridge builds. Gale force northwest winds are forecast
to develop through Johnstone Strait and off Central Vancouver Island
early this evening.

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