Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 January 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind south 15 to 25 Sunday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - western halfIssued 10:30 AM PST 18 January 2020
'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 PST 18 January 2020 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located over the
At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary frontal system located
from the Central Coast to Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:17 AM PST 18 January 2020 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the British
Columbia Interior through the weekend while weakening. Gale to
hurricane force northeasterly outflow winds through the coastal
inlets will weaken today over the South Coast and on Sunday over the
central and north coasts. Moderate to severe freezing spray will
continue near the central and northern coastal inlets through
An intense frontal system is transiting the BC waters this morning.
Storm to hurricane force southeast winds ahead of the system will
veer to gale force southerlies.
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