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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 September 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30 early this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon then veering to northwesterly 10 to 20 Saturday evening.

Showers ending overnight. Risk of thunderstorms this afternoon and this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 September 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning then building to 3 to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 September 2021
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 in the morning then backing to southwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 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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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 September 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located from the
Central Coast to Vancouver Island.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT today building frontal system located over
southern Explorer.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing frontal system located over
the southern Strait of Georgia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 17 September 2021 A Pacific front will continue to generate gale force southeast winds
as it moves through Hecate Strait and the Central Coast.

The front will progress into the South Coast near midday.
Strong to gale force southeast winds will develop in the region as
the front sweeps across through the day.

Winds are forecast to ease to moderate to strong westerly in the wake
of the front. Westerly gales will develop late in the day today
across Explorer and west coast Vancouver Island.

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