Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 December 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to southwest 35 to 45 early this evening then diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to west 5 to 15 near noon Wednesday.

Periods of rain ending after midnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Showers Wednesday morning and showers beginning Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 December 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 7 to 10 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 this morning and to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 December 2018
Thursday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots veering to east 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots backing to northwest 35 to 45.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeast 5 to 15 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 18 December 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low located over the southern Alaska
panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:05 AM PST 18 December 2018 A low over Northern Bowie is moving towards the Alaskan Panhandle
today. Gale force southwesterly winds will veer to westerly or
northwesterly gales today across northern and central waters.

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