Queen Charlotte Sound
Issued 09:30 PM PST 27 January 2023
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots veering to northeast 30 to 40 early Saturday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte SoundIssued 9:30 PM PST 27 January 2023
'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 9:30 PM PST 27 January 2023 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located over Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday departing trough located southwest of
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located over northeastern
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday building ridge located over BC interior.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:03 PM PST 27 January 2023 A trough over Southern Vancouver Island will slowly move southward.
Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure will remain offshore. Strong to
gale force northerly winds will prevail between these two features,
over most outer coastal waters and Explorer.
A strong ridge of high pressure will build over the BC
Interior tonight and Saturday. Strong to gale force outflow winds
will develop in the mainland inlets tonight and strengthen to gale to
storm force outflow on Saturday as the ridge builds.
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