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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 February 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to westerly 25 this afternoon and to west 10 to 15 early Wednesday morning.

Rain changing to showers near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2024
Thursday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 15 to 25 in the morning.
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 February 2024

'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 10:30 AM PST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today warm front located over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing warm front located from the
Central Coast to Tofino.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located over Cape Scott extending
westward.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Wednesday departing cold front located over
Tofino extending southwestward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:20 AM PST 27 February 2024 A warm front over Haida Gwaii today will track southeastwards across
Vancouver Island this evening. Gale to storm force southeasterly
winds will continue over northern and central coastal waters ahead of
the front today, then will gradually shift to strong to gale force
westerly through the afternoon as the front passes.

The associated cold front will track eastwards across Explorer
tonight and then Vancouver Island on Wednesday. Ahead of the front,
southwest gales will develop over Southern Explorer and west coast
Vancouver Island - south tonight and then shift to strong westerlies
in its wake on Wednesday.

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