Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
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.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern halfIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PST 15 January 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over the offshore
By 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday dissipating frontal system located on a
line northwest-southeast over Hecate Strait.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 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
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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