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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

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

Rain beginning this morning changing to showers Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 5 late this morning then subsiding to 3 to 4 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2020
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2020

'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 AM PST 22 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located off Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
to Tofino.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday cold front located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over the South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM PST 22 January 2020 A frontal system will move across the offshore waters this
Morning and lie across Queen Charlotte Sound by the afternoon.
Ahead of the front, gale to local storm force southeasterlies will
develop over the offshore and central waters this morning, then
spread to northern and southern waters this afternoon. The system
will move across the North Coast tonight. Winds will ease to moderate
to strong southerlies behind it.

The trailing cold front will lie across the Central Coast Thursday
morning and move across the South Coast Thursday afternoon. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies will persist ahead of the front then ease
to moderate to strong southerlies in its wake.

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