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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 March 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 20 to 30 this morning then diminishing to easterly 10 to 20 early this evening. Wind becoming northwest 20 Tuesday evening.

Showers ending late this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 March 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 early this morning and to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 March 2021
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming south 10 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind south 10 to 20 knots increasing to south 35 to 45.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 March 2021

'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 4:00 AM PST 8 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 1000 mb located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1003 mb located southwest of Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday building ridge located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 AM PST 8 March 2021 A low west of Explorer this morning will slowly track south today.
The low will lie southwest of Explorer late this afternoon.

This low will bring strong to gale force southeasterly winds west of
Vancouver Island and over Queen Charlotte Sound today and tonight.

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