Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 April 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots this evening and to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Sunday morning then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon.

Periods of rain beginning overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 April 2015
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25.
Wednesday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Powell River Airport Sechelt Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Vancouver Harbour Vancouver Int'l Airport West Vancouver Port Alberni Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Squamish Airport
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 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 4:00 AM PDT 25 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today intensifying cold front located over the
western offshore waters.
By 7:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PDT 25 April 2015 A low will pass west of offshore waters tonight night and will deepen
to 977 MB as it moves into the Northern Gulf of Alaska. A leading
cold front will reach Haida Gwaii near down Sunday morning.

Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southeasterly winds will
develop this afternoon through Sunday morning over northern and
central waters. The winds will shift to strong to gale force
southwesterlies in its wake. Strong southeasterly winds will spread
to inner south coastal waters on Sunday.

Pacific - South Coast Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: