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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to south 30 to 40 near noon then becoming northwest 25 to 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 Monday morning then backing to southwest 15 to 25 near noon Monday. Wind increasing to southwest 25 to 35 Monday evening.

Rain ending Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 2020
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 Monday morning and to 4 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 2020
Tuesday Wind south 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 30 to 40 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

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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)

Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 29 November 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday departing frontal system located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM PST 29 November 2020 A frontal system will remain on a line northeast-southwest over Bowie
today. The system will move southeastward to Hecate Strait this
evening then reach Vancouver Island by Monday morning. Gale to storm
force southerly winds over northern and central waters ahead of the
front will spread to southern waters this afternoon. Winds will
become strong to gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the front.

Another frontal system will approach northern offshore waters Monday
afternoon. Ahead of the system, gale to storm force southerly winds
will develop over northern and central waters Monday afternoon and
evening.

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