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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 December 2023

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 late this morning then backing to southerly 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 this evening then veering to southwest 35 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 35 to 45 Sunday morning then diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 Sunday evening.

Rain this afternoon and tonight.


Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 December 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 6 near noon then building to 7 to 10 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 December 2023
Monday Wind south 25 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 in the morning then diminishing to south 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 04:09 AM PST 02 December 2023

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 2 December 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over southern
Vancouver Island.
By 6:00 a.m. PST today departing frontal system located over

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low located over the southern Alaska

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located off the offshore
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located from the Alaska
panhandle to Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 2 December 2023 A frontal system will make its way across the Southern Strait of
Georgia early this morning. Gale force southerlies ahead of the front
will be followed by gale force westerlies through the Juan de Fuca
strait this morning in its wake.

A new low will move across Northern Bowie and onto the Southern
Alaskan Panhandle today. Westerly gales are expected across northern
waters during the day.

Meanwhile another front will approach the offshore waters later this
afternoon. Gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the front
in the evening and strengthen further to storms overnight over
northern and central waters. Gales will extend into the inner South
Coast waters overnight. Widespread gale force westerlies are expected
in the wake of the system, with an area of storm force westerlies
expected over the offshore waters on Sunday morning.

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