Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 May 2022
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 20 to 30 after midnight then becoming variable 15 to 25 late Wednesday morning. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 early Wednesday afternoon.
Rain ending Wednesday 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 PDT 24 May 2022
'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 PDT 24 May 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low located over northwestern Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing low located over eastern
Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 10:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching low located southwest
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:23 PM PDT 24 May 2022 A low pressure system will move through Northern Explorer this
evening and come to rest over Queen Charlotte Sound overnight. The
low will then weaken and move onto the Central Coast on Wednesday
Ahead of the low, gale force southeasterly winds are occurring from
West Vancouver Island North up through Queen Charlotte Sound. These
gale force southeasterlies will weaken to strong after midnight as
the low weakens.
The next low that will move through BC waters starts approaching
Southwest Explorer Wednesday night.
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