Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 20 February 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to north 15 to 25 near noon Wednesday and to north 25 to 35 Wednesday afternoon. Wind becoming north 25 Wednesday evening.

Chance of showers Wednesday morning and afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 February 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 February 2018
Thursday Wind north 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the morning.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 20 February 2018

'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 9:30 PM PST 20 February 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday low 1026 mb located over Hecate Strait.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Wednesday departing low located over the Washington
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 PM PST 20 February 2018 A low pressure system will develop over Hecate Strait Wednesday
morning. The system will move southward to the west coast
Of Vancouver Island by Wednesday afternoon then to the Washington
coast Wednesday night. Along its track, gale force northerly
Winds will develop over parts of the central and southern waters
Wednesday and Wednesday night.

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