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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 09 August 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 early this afternoon then diminishing to north 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 09 August 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 09 August 2022
Thursday Wind north 15 to 25 knots becoming north 10 to 20 in the morning then diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light becoming northwest 5 to 15 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly 5 to 15.

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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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 12:51 PM PDT 09 August 2022

'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 PM PDT 9 August 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low 1015 mb located south of Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday low 1016 mb located over southern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:33 PM PDT 9 August 2022 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure strong to gale force northerly
winds will continue over southern portions of Hecate Strait. Areas in
the vicinity of Haida Gwaii can expect these strong to gale force
winds to develop this evening.

Winds will ease to moderate to strong northerlies Wednesday night.

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