Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
Issued 10:30 AM PST 07 February 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots veering to westerly 35 to 45 early this afternoon then diminishing to westerly 25 to 35 this evening. Wind becoming west 25 near midnight then diminishing to west 15 late overnight. Wind backing to south 10 to 15 early Wednesday morning then to southeast 20 late Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Wednesday and to southeast 35 to 45 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 Wednesday evening.
Showers ending near midnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Rain Wednesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern halfIssued 10:30 AM PST 07 February 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 10:30 AM PST 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 998 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1002 mb located over northern Hecate
At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:14 AM PST 7 February 2023 A frontal system over Vancouver Island will continue to move
southeastward across the South Coast this morning. Strong to gale
force southeasterlies in the Strait of Georgia will ease and shift
To moderate to strong southwesterlies this morning, with
Westerly gales developing in the Juan de Fuca Strait this afternoon.
A 998 millibar low will approach Southern Bowie this morning and
reach the mainland North Coast this evening. Gale force westerlies
In its vicinity will develop over parts of the offshore and central
waters this morning. Local storm force westerlies can be expected
south of the low. Gale force outflow can be expected near midday
Near Portland Inlet. Winds will ease to moderate to strong
Westerlies in the wake of the low tonight.
A new Pacific front will approach the coast on Wednesday. The front
will bring widespread gale to storm force southeasterlies to
Offshore waters on Wednesday morning and then to all northern and
central waters by Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday evening.
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