Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
Issued 04:00 PM PST 09 December 2023
Tonight and Sunday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind south 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 25 early this evening then veering to northwest 10 to 20 late this evening. Wind veering to north 15 to 25 early Sunday morning.
Showers ending near noon Sunday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern halfIssued 4:00 PM PST 09 December 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 4:00 PM PST 9 December 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening frontal system located over
McInnes Island to Cape Scott.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight dissipating frontal system located over
the Central Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over Haida Gwaii extending
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday weakening trough located over Vancouver
Island extending southwestward.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday ridge located over Langara extending
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:50 PM PST 9 December 2023 A vigorous front has moved across Hecate Strait this afternoon and
Is weakening. Hurricane force southeast winds ahead of the front has
eased to storm force over West Vancouver Island North and eastern
sections of Queen Charlotte Sound and Hecate Strait. The front will
move to Central Coast this evening while quickly weakening.
Gale force southeast winds over the South Coast waters will ease to
moderate to strong late this evening as the front continues to
Gale force northwesterlies over northern waters, west of Haida Gwaii
will follow this system this evening as a surface trough follows the
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
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