Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 this morning then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 after midnight. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday morning then becoming northwest 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Chance of showers.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 2015
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 2015

'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 3 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:31 PM PDT 2 August 2015 A ridge of high pressure well offshore will give strong to gale force
northwesterlies off Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait
Monday afternoon. Strong to gale force westerlies are also expected
through Juan de Fuca Strait tonight and Monday afternoon and evening.

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