Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 September 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots backing to southerly 10 to 20 this evening. Wind southwest 10 to 20 Tuesday.

Periods of rain beginning early this evening and ending early Tuesday morning. Fog patches forming early this evening and dissipating early Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 September 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 September 2017
Wednesday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots backing to southeast 5 to 15 in the morning then becoming light late in the day.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 25 September 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located over
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 25 September 2017 A low pressure system will move into the Gulf of Alaska tonight.
Strong to gale force southerly winds will develop over Bowie late
this evening and spread towards the Northern Mainland coast by
Early Tuesday morning.

The majority of southern waters will remain under the influence of
A high pressure ridge. Light to moderate winds are forecast to
prevail through the day on Tuesday.

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