Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2018
Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 this evening and to southeast 30 to 40 Monday morning.
Showers beginning late overnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - western halfIssued 4:00 PM PDT 21 October 2018
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 21 October 2018 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday frontal system located on a line north-south
over eastern Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:43 PM PDT 21 October 2018 A strong low pressure system will remain over the northeast Pacific
the next few days. A series of frontal systems rotating around the
low will pass through British Columbia waters.
The first approaching front will track across Bowie tonight and
remain west of Haida Gwaii on Monday. The second front will approach
the offshore waters late Monday afternoon.
Ahead of the fronts, gale force southerly winds over Bowie will
spread to northern and central waters tonight and continue through
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