Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
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.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern halfIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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
Marine Weather StatementIssued 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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