Queen Charlotte Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 21 January 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Monday afternoon then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Monday evening.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 January 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 early Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southerly 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound

Issued 9:30 PM PST 21 January 2018

'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 9:30 PM PST 21 January 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located over the Outer Coast.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Monday departing trough located over the Coast
Mountains.

At 10:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching low 992 mb located 100 miles
southwest of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PST 21 January 2018 A trough of low pressure along the outer coast this evening will move
through the coast overnight. Moderate to strong southerlies ahead of
the trough will veer to strong southwest in its wake with some gale
force winds expected, mainly over the offshore waters and the western
half of Dixon Entrance.

A developing low pressure system will reach Explorer late Monday
night, bringing gale to storm force southeast winds over most waters
by Tuesday morning.

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