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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 September 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind becoming southwest 15 Tuesday morning then increasing to south 15 to 25 near noon Tuesday. Wind increasing to south 25 to 35 Tuesday afternoon then backing to southeast 45 Tuesday evening.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening changing to rain Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 September 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 5 metres subsiding to 3 late Tuesday morning then building to 4 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 September 2021
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 27 September 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 PM PDT 27 September 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 992 mb located over southern Hecate
Strait.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing low 996 mb located near
Prince Rupert.

At 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located west of Bowie.
By 9:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At noon PDT Tuesday cold front located over western Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM PDT 27 September 2021 A 992 MB low over Southern Hecate will move inland across Prince
Rupert this evening as it weakens.

Southerly gales over northern and central waters and west of
Vancouver Island will shift to widespread northwest gales to the west
of the low. Winds will diminish overnight as a ridge of high pressure
builds in from the west.

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