Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 March 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Wind variable 5 to 10 knots except northerly outflow 30 near the mainland inlets. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 15 near midnight except north 25 near the mainland inlets. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northern BC
By 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 AM PST 2 March 2015 A strong ridge of high pressure just off Bowie will move very slowly
eastward as it builds. This ridge will result in a marginal gale
force northerly flow across the marine regions. A weak inverted
trough near Tofino serves to protect West Coast Vancouver Island
South from the northerly flow.
A second ridge building in the British Columbia Interior will push
marginal gale force outflow winds out of the mainland inlets and
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