Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 July 2016
Today Tonight and Friday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 early this morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 30 near noon Friday.
Fog patches dissipating early this morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 04:00 AM PDT 28 July 2016
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 28 July 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:48 AM PDT 28 July 2016 A nearly stationary ridge of high pressure extending from well
offshore toward the Central Coast will slowly shift northward to lie
over Haida Gwaii by this afternoon. Under this pattern, strong to
gale force northwesterly winds will prevail over most southern
Gale force northwesterlies off west coast Vancouver Island and
southeastern half of Explorer will continue through Friday. The
strong northwesterlies through Johnstone Strait will rise to gale
force this afternoon. Westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait will
flirt with gales this evening.
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