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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 10 December 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 10 to 20 near noon then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 near midnight and to southeast 45 to 55 early Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 Wednesday evening.

Rain ending this afternoon. Rain Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 10 December 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 4 this afternoon then building to 5 to 7 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 10 December 2019
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 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
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 10:30 AM PST 10 December 2019

'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 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
By noon PST today dissipating frontal system located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located west of Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PST 10 December 2019 A frontal system will track across Haida Gwaii this morning and
weaken over Hecate Strait near noon. Gale force southerlies ahead of
the front will weaken to moderate to strong westerlies in its wake.

Another frontal system will approach the offshore waters this evening
and move onto North Coast late Wednesday. Widespread southeast gales
will develop over northern and central waters this evening and
increase to southeast storm force near midnight.

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