Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
Issued 09:30 PM PST 22 February 2018
Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southwest 20 to 30 knots after midnight then veering to northwest 30 Friday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Friday afternoon.
Rain beginning near midnight.
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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 22 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 4:00 PM PST 22 February 2018 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough from low located from the Alaska
panhandle to Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday trough from low located from the Alaska
panhandle to Washington State.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:27 PM PST 22 February 2018 A trough extending from a low over the Gulf of Alaska will extend
southwards along the Alaskan Panhandle tonight. The trough will
continue to extend southwards into Northern Vancouver Island by
Friday morning and Washington state in the afternoon. In its wake,
northwesterly gales will develop over northern waters tonight,
central waters by early Friday and southern waters by Friday night.
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