Queen Charlotte Sound
Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 December 2017
Tonight and Thursday.
Wind southeast 15 knots except southeast 25 over western sections. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 30 early Thursday morning then becoming southeast 20 to 30 Thursday afternoon except west 20 over western sections. Wind diminishing to west 15 Thursday evening.
Rain beginning Thursday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 13 December 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over the Central Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:43 PM PST 13 December 2017 A frontal system will track across the northern waters on Thursday
and reach the Central Coast Thursday afternoon. Ahead of the front,
gale force southeasterlies over the offshore waters will spread to
North Coast overnight. Winds will shift to strong westerlies in the
wake of the front on Thursday.
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