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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 October 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 early this evening then becoming southeast 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early Monday morning and to westerly 35 to 45 late Monday morning.

Showers changing to rain near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 October 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 October 2019
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwesterly 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 to 30 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)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 20 October 2019

'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 PM PDT 20 October 2019 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating low located over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday low located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday departing low located over Queen Charlotte
Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PDT 20 October 2019 A low pressure system over Hecate Strait will dissipate this evening.
Gale force westerly winds over the offshore waters will gradually
ease tonight.

The next low pressure system will move across offshore waters Monday
morning and make landfall on the Central Coast by late Monday
afternoon. Gale force southeast winds ahead of the low will switch to
gale force westerlies in behind.

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