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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 November 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southerly 30 to 40 late this afternoon and to southerly 40 to 50 early Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to southerly 30 to 40 Sunday afternoon.

Showers this afternoon and tonight. Rain Sunday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 November 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this afternoon and to 5 to 7 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 November 2020
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 in the morning then backing to southwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind south 30 to 40 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 30 to 40 knots.

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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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Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 November 2020

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 November 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 2:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.
By 8:00 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over southern BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PST 28 November 2020 A strong Pacific frontal system will approach Haida Gwaii today
bringing gale to storm force southerly winds to the northern and
central waters. The gale to storm force southerly winds will continue
tonight and on Sunday over the northern and central waters.

Strong to gale force southeast winds will develop on Sunday over the
southern waters as the system moves southward.

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