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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 03 March 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 20 to 30 near midnight then increasing to southeast 40 to 50 Thursday morning.



Issued 04:00 AM PST 03 March 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 03 March 2021
Friday Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots becoming southwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind south 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 03 March 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 Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 3 March 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today deepening trough located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over southern Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday deepening low 988 mb located over
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday low 985 mb located west of Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:32 AM PST 3 March 2021 A weakening cold front is currently over North Vancouver Island.
Ahead of the front, strong to gale force southerlies will persist
today and tonight over the parts of the central waters and North
Vancouver Island.

A 985 MB low will approach the offshore waters Thursday
Morning and track towards Haida Gwaii by the afternoon. Ahead of the
low, gale to storm force southerly winds will develop over most
regions by late Thursday afternoon.

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