Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 September 2021
Today Tonight and Friday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to south 10 to 15 knots this morning and to south 20 to 30 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 early this evening then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind southeast 25 to 35 Friday.
Rain beginning this afternoon changing to showers overnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern halfIssued 04:00 AM PDT 16 September 2021
'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 AM PDT 16 September 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.
By midnight PDT tonight departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Victoria.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:54 AM PDT 16 September 2021 An approaching Pacific frontal system west of the offshore waters
will move across Bowie this afternoon and then across northern and
central waters tonight.
Gale force southeast winds will spread to Bowie and Northern Explorer
early this morning, to northern and central waters and Southern
Explorer this afternoon, and then to west coast Vancouver Island
tonight. Winds will reach storm force southeast just ahead of the
Winds are forecast to ease to moderate to strong westerly in the wake
of the front.
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