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Queen Charlotte Sound

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 April 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light increasing to northwest 10 to 20 knots Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 April 2021

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 late this evening.

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 April 2021
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 in the morning.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots veering to northeast 10 to 20.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.

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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

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 13 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PDT 13 April 2021 A frontal system west of Bowie will give strong to gale force
southerly winds over the Northern Bowie region beginning this
evening. Winds will diminish by Wednesday morning as the system moves
away to the north.

With quasi-stationary high pressure over the BC Interior, outflow
winds persist through mainland inlets. In Howe Sound, these
Northerly outflow winds have reached marginal gale force and will
ease this morning. The northerly gale force winds will redevelop over
Howe Sound tonight.

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