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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 February 2023

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 early this morning then veering to westerly 35 to 45 late this morning. Wind becoming westerly 40 to 50 early this afternoon then diminishing to westerly 25 to 35 early this evening. Wind becoming westerly 25 late this evening then diminishing to south 10 to 15 overnight. Wind backing to southeast 20 Wednesday morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Wednesday. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 Wednesday afternoon then becoming southeast 45 to 55 Wednesday evening.

Showers ending near midnight. Risk of thunderstorms today. Rain Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 February 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 6 to 8 early this afternoon then subsiding to 5 to 7 this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 overnight then building to 4 to 6 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 February 2023
Thursday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southeast 35 to 45 in the morning then veering to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20.

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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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Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 February 2023

'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 4:00 AM PST 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.
By 7:00 a.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 7:00 a.m. PST today low 998 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1002 mb located over northern Hecate
Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PST 7 February 2023 A frontal system over Vancouver Island will continue to move
southeastward across the South Coast this morning. Strong to gale
force southeasterlies in the Strait of Georgia will ease and shift
To moderate to strong southwesterlies this morning, with
Westerly gales developing in the Juan de Fuca Strait this afternoon.

A 998 millibar low will approach Southern Bowie this morning and
reach the mainland North Coast this evening. Gale force westerlies
In its vicinity will develop over parts of the offshore and central
waters this morning. Local storm force westerlies can be expected
south of the low. Gale force outflow can be expected near midday
Near Portland Inlet. Winds will ease to moderate to strong
Westerlies in the wake of the low tonight.

A new Pacific front will approach the coast on Wednesday. The front
will bring widespread gale to storm force southeasterlies to
Offshore waters on Wednesday morning and then to all northern and
central waters by Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday evening.

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