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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 21 January 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Wednesday morning and to southeast 45 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 January 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 3 after midnight then building to 3 to 5 late Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 January 2020
Thursday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 in the morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 21 January 2020

'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 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located over the South Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located off Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
to Tofino.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM PST 21 January 2020 A trough over the South Coast will move inland tonight. Strong
southerlies over the South Coast will ease overnight as the trough
departs.

A frontal system will move across the offshore waters Wednesday
morning and lie across Queen Charlotte Sound by the afternoon.
Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop
over the offshore and central waters Wednesday morning, then spread
to northern and southern waters in the afternoon.

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