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Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 15 December 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 45 knots veering to south 25 to 35 early Monday morning then increasing to south 35 to 45 early Monday afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 40 to 50 Monday evening.

Rain. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 December 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early this evening and to 5 to 7 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 December 2019
Tuesday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to north 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to south 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind south 20 to 30 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 15 December 2019

'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 9:30 PM PST 15 December 2019 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight warm front located 60 miles west of
Langara.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday warm front located on a line
northwest-southeast over Cape Scott.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line north-south
over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:04 PM PST 15 December 2019 A warm front will move across Haida Gwaii tonight and lie over the
North Coast by early Monday morning. Ahead of the system, winds have
risen to gale force southeasterly over the northern and central
waters.

A stronger frontal system will approach Explorer Monday afternoon and
move onto Haida Gwaii in the evening. Gale to storm force southeast
winds will develop ahead of the system. Winds will shift to strong
westerly in its wake.

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