Queen Charlotte Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 August 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35 early this evening then becoming northwest 20 to 30 early Monday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 August 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 August 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25.

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Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 19 August 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 4:00 PM PDT 19 August 2018 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located over northern BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 19 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure running north to south over Bowie will
continue to generate a northwesterly flow for most waters.

Marginal northwesterly gales will prevail over the Southern Hecate
Strait southward to west of Vancouver Island and ease to strong
Monday morning.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds are expected to redevelop in
Johnstone Strait this afternoon then ease tonight.

A ridge of high pressure is forecast to build into the Southern BC
Interior tonight and generate strong outflow winds through inlets
along the inner-South Coast.

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