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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 14 October 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early this afternoon and to southeast 50 to 60 this evening. Wind diminishing to southerly 25 to 35 early Tuesday morning.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 October 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 5 near noon. Seas building to 5 to 7 early this evening then subsiding to 4 to 6 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 October 2019
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to southwest 35 to 45.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 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)

Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 14 October 2019

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 14 October 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line east-west over
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PDT 14 October 2019 An intense frontal system over the offshore waters this morning will
move eastward today and lie over Haida Gwaii this evening then
stretch from Hecate Strait to Explorer on Tuesday morning. The front
will move into the South Coast on Tuesday afternoon.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds will prevail over northern
and central waters today. The gale force southeasterly winds will
spread to the outer southern waters tonight then the inner South
Coast on Tuesday.

A second system will quickly move into the offshore waters early
Tuesday morning bringing gale force southerly winds to most northern
and central waters on Tuesday.

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