Queen Charlotte Sound

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 13 August 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind north 15 to 25 knots becoming north 10 to 20 Tuesday morning then becoming north 15 to 25 Tuesday evening.

Fog patches dissipating Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 August 2018

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 August 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 13 August 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northwestern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 13 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure over Haida Gwaii will slide southeastwards
towards Queen Charlotte Sound tonight. A cold front over Northern
Bowie will slide southwards towards Haida Gwaii tonight.

Strong to gale force southwesterly winds over Northern Bowie will
ease tonight.

Strong northwesterlies ahead of the ridge will reach gale force off
Northwestern Vancouver island beginning overnight and continue
through Tuesday. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will also
develop through Johnstone Strait on Tuesday afternoon.

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