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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 07 May 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 early this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind veering to southwest 10 to 20 early Saturday morning then to northwest 5 to 15 Saturday afternoon.

Showers this morning. Rain overnight and Saturday.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 07 May 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon and to 1 to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 07 May 2021
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 10 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind south 20 knots diminishing to light.

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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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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 7 May 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening low 1008 mb located northwest
of Haida Gwaii.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT today weakening low 1012 mb located near Langara.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying trough located west of
Haida Gwaii.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT Saturday departing trough located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 7 May 2021 A low over northwest of Haida Gwaii will move eastward today and
dissipate over the Southern Alaskan Panhandle early this afternoon.
Strong southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterly in its wake. Winds will gradually weaken this
afternoon as the low dissipates and a weak ridge builds behind the

A trough in a north to south line will move over Haida Gwaii early
Saturday morning and onto the North Coast late afternoon. Strong to
locally gale force southeast winds will develop over the northern and
central waters ahead of the trough.

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