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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 December 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 this morning then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 late this evening then becoming southeast 25 to 35 near noon Wednesday. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 Wednesday evening.

Rain Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 December 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 4 to 6 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 December 2020
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 in the afternoon then diminishing to southwest 30 to 40 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots becoming southeast 35 to 45.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 December 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 1 December 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary frontal system located
over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located over the South Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over southern BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM PST 1 December 2020 A frontal system is currently stalled over Bowie. Ahead of the
system, gale to storm force southerly winds will prevail over
northern and central waters.

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