Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 17 January 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southeast 30 to 40 near noon Thursday.

Rain. Risk of thunderstorms late this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 January 2018
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 8 to 11 metres subsiding to 6 to 8 early this evening and to 4 to 6 late this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 17 January 2018
Friday Wind southeasterly 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 17 January 2018

'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 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 970 mb located 150 miles southwest of
Cape St. James.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday weakening low 990 mb located 80 miles
south of Cape St. James.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM PST 17 January 2018 A strong low pressure system over the central offshore waters will
move to lie near 100 miles southwest of Cape St James by Thursday
morning and remain stationary. Gale to storm force southeasterlies
ahead of the low will continue tonight across most waters and ease
To strong to gale force near noon Thursday. South of the low, storm
to hurricane force southwesterlies over Southern Explorer will ease
to gale force Thursday afternoon.

In the wake of the low, the winds over Bowie will shift to strong to
gale force northerlies on Thursday.

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