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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 January 2020

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 late overnight then increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Monday afternoon.

Rain changing to showers near noon Monday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 January 2020
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 January 2020
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 19 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 4:00 PM PST 19 January 2020 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.
By 8:00 a.m. PST Monday weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located from Bowie to
Queen Charlotte Sound then to Tofino.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 PM PST 19 January 2020 A frontal system will remain on a line from the Central Coast to
Explorer tonight. The system will weaken on Monday morning as it
moves southward across Vancouver Island. Ahead of the front,
Gale force southeasterly winds will continue tonight over most
southern and central waters.

Another frontal system will approach the offshore waters Monday
afternoon. The system will move eastward across the offshore waters
Monday night. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterly winds will
develop over the offshore waters Monday afternoon then spread to most
coastal waters Monday night.

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