Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017
Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 late overnight then diminishing to light late Friday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 Friday afternoon and to southeast 25 to 30 Friday evening.
Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 4:00 PM PDT 19 October 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017 Tonight and Friday At 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching frontal system located west
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:48 PM PDT 19 October 2017 A low pressure centre that was north of Haida Gwaii this morning
Has now moved northeast over BC. Due to this a few lingering
northwesterly gales are present over the offshore waters. These
Gales will diminish very soon.
Another frontal system will approach Explorer late Friday afternoon
with southeast gales developing ahead of it into Friday evening.
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