Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 15 January 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southerly 20 to 30 after midnight then increasing to southeast 35 to 40 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 January 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 after midnight and to 3 to 5 late Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 January 2018
Wednesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 60 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 15 January 2018

'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 9:30 PM PST 15 January 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over the offshore
waters.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday dissipating frontal system located on a
line northwest-southeast over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PST 15 January 2018 An Arctic ridge will remain over the BC Interior tonight
Producing strong to gale force outflow winds through the mainland
inlets.

A strong frontal system over Hecate Strait is giving strong to gale
force southeasterlies for most northern waters. Gale force
southeasterlies will diminish over Hecate Strait after midnight, but
will persist for Bowie through Tuesday afternoon.

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