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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 February 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 Monday evening.

Showers ending Monday morning. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 February 2024
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 early this afternoon then subsiding to 3 to 4 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 February 2024
Tuesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25.

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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

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Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 February 2024

'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 25 February 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the North Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday trough located on a line north-south over
the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 AM PST 25 February 2024 A trough of low pressure over Central Vancouver Island will track
towards the Southern BC Interior today. The trough will spread strong
to gale force westerly or northwesterly winds to parts of the
southern waters this afternoon then easing in the evening.

Also, another trough of low pressure north of Haida Gwaii will track
towards the Central BC Interior today. Gale to storm force
northwesterly winds will continue over the northern, central, and
offshore waters today, tonight, and Monday. Strong to gale force
northwesterly winds will also develop over parts of the southern
waters, and Explorer Monday morning.

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