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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 26 November 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly 10 to 20 knots except southwest 25 to 35 over southern sections overnight. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 early Friday morning then backing to westerly 15 to 25 near noon Friday. Wind increasing to westerly 25 to 35 late Friday afternoon.

Rain changing to showers Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 November 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this morning and to 3 to 4 Saturday morning. Seas building to 5 to 7 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 November 2020
Saturday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots backing to southwesterly 35 to 45 in the morning.
Sunday Wind southwesterly 35 to 45 knots becoming southeasterly 40 to 50.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 late in the day.

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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
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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 26 November 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 27 November 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Washington State.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located from Haida Gwaii to Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM PST 27 November 2020 A frontal system over Cape Scott early this morning will move towards
the southeast and sweep across Vancouver Island today. Ahead of the
front, gale to storm force southerly winds have developed. Strong to
gale force westerly winds are forecast in the wake of the system.

A weak trough will approach the offshore waters from the west today.
The trough will bring strong to gale force westerly winds across
Bowie and Explorer.

A Pacific frontal system will approach Haida Gwaii on Saturday
bringing gale to storm force southerly winds to the northern and
central waters.

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