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Queen Charlotte Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 13 November 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon and to southeast 35 to 45 this evening. Wind diminishing to south 20 Thursday afternoon except southeast 40 over eastern sections.

Periods of rain this afternoon tonight and Thursday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 13 November 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late this afternoon and to 4 to 6 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 13 November 2019
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to west 10.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound

Issued 04:00 AM PST 13 November 2019

'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 AM PST 13 November 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south over
central Vancouver Island.
By midnight PST tonight departing ridge located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday frontal system located on a line
north-south over northwestern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:34 AM PST 13 November 2019 A Pacific frontal system approaching the offshore waters today will
bring southeast gales to Bowie and Northwest Explorer this morning
and then to the rest of central and northern waters this afternoon.
Winds will reach storm force southeast tonight over northern sections
of the northern waters. Winds will ease to moderate to strong
southerly on Thursday.

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