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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 11 November 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 this evening and to southwest 15 to 25 early Tuesday morning.

Rain changing to showers near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 11 November 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 11 November 2019
Wednesday Wind south 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 20 to 25 in the morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20.
Friday Wind south 20 knots increasing to south 30 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 11 November 2019

'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 PST 11 November 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM PST 11 November 2019 A frontal system over Hecate Strait will move southward to lie
Over the Central Coast by Tuesday morning then reach the Lower
Mainland near noon on Tuesday.

Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterly winds will
Continue over the northern and central coastal waters tonight.
Strong to gale force southwesterly winds will prevail over outer
waters tonight and Tuesday in wake of the front.

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