Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
Issued 10:30 AM PST 29 January 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 this afternoon then increasing to southwest 25 to 35 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 late overnight then diminishing to southwest 30 to 40 near noon Thursday. Wind diminishing to westerly 25 Thursday afternoon.
Showers with a risk of thunderstorms today changing to rain Thursday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - western halfIssued 12:41 PM PST 29 January 2020
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 29 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:13 AM PST 29 January 2020 In the wake of a frontal system, gale to storm force southwesterlies
over northern and central waters will persist into this afternoon.
Another approaching frontal system will track across Haida Gwaii
Thursday morning and onto the mainland coast late in the afternoon.
Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southerlies will develop over
the offshore, northern and central waters tonight into Thursday
morning. As the front nears, a period of hurricane force can be
expected over the headlands of West Coast Vancouver Island North
beginning Thursday morning. Southeast gales will gradually spread to
the inner South Coast by Thursday afternoon.
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