Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2023
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 40 to 45 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55 late this afternoon then diminishing to southeast 40 to 45 after midnight. Wind veering to south 25 to 35 Tuesday afternoon then becoming south 20 to 30 Tuesday evening.
Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms today and overnight and Tuesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern halfIssued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2023
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 25 September 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located from the South Coast
to the North Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 964 mb located west of Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 972 mb located over southern Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 976 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 992 mb located north of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:40 AM PDT 25 September 2023 In the wake of the frontal system moving into Interior British
Columbia, another intense low will approach the offshore waters today
bringing widespread gale to storm force southeast winds to the marine
Significant wave height of 10 metres is expected for the northwestern
half of Explorer this morning. Local hurricane force southeast winds
are possible near the headlands of west coast Vancouver Island -
north this evening.
On Tuesday, the low over Bowie continues to generate strong to gale
force winds over most of the marine regions. As the low moves north
and weakens, gale force winds will be limited to the northern waters
by Tuesday evening.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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