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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 05 December 2020

Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 this evening then becoming south 20 to 30 after midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early Sunday morning and to southeast 45 to 55 late Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to south 20 to 30 Sunday afternoon then increasing to south 35 to 45 Sunday evening.

Rain ending this evening. Rain Sunday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 05 December 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 6 metres subsiding to 4 this evening then building to 5 to 7 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 05 December 2020
Monday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to south 20 in the morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind westerly 15 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.

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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
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Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 05 December 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 PM PST 5 December 2020 Tonight and Sunday By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Hecate Strait.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday frontal system located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PST 5 December 2020 A front has stalled on a line from Hecate Strait to Vancouver Island
this afternoon and is beginning to weaken. The front will remain
stalled tonight along the central waters where its winds will
Weaken further. Gale to storm force southeast winds associated with
the front over most northern and central marine waters will ease
To strong to gale force southerlies tonight.

The next frontal system will move across the offshore waters Sunday
morning then Progress into the coastal waters later Sunday. Gale to
storm force southeast winds will accompany the approach of the
Front followed by gale force westerlies in its wake.

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