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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 September 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early this morning and to southeast 25 to 35 late this morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early this afternoon and to southeast 45 to 55 early this evening. Wind diminishing to southeast 35 to 45 late overnight and to southerly 20 to 30 Wednesday morning. Wind becoming southwesterly 20 Wednesday evening.

Showers beginning this morning changing to rain this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 September 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 5 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 4 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 September 2020
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest 10 to 20.
Saturday Wind southeast 40 knots diminishing to west 15.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 September 2020

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 22 September 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 11:30 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying frontal system located on
a line northwest-southeast over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 22 September 2020 A Pacific frontal system over Bowie will slowly move to Haida
Gwaii tonight. Ahead of the system, winds will rise to gale force
southeasterly over the northern waters this morning and the central
waters Tuesday afternoon.

As the system approaches Haida Gwaii and intensifies, winds will rise
to storm force southeasterlies over most northern and central waters
late today. Winds will ease to moderate to strong southerly over
Bowie this evening in the wake of the system.

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