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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 May 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 this afternoon then becoming north 20 to 30 early Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to north 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon and to light Wednesday evening.

Rain this afternoon tonight and Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 late this afternoon and to 3 late this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 or less near midnight then building to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 2022
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northerly 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots backing to westerly 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind light.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 May 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located over northwestern Explorer.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low located over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 10:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching low located southwest
of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 May 2022 A low pressure system will move through Northern Explorer today and
come to rest over Queen Charlotte Sound overnight. The low will then
weaken and move onto the Central Coast on Wednesday evening.

Ahead of the low, gale force southeasterly winds are expected and
particularly along the line from Estevan Point to the Vancouver
Island headlands this evening.

The next low that will move through BC waters starts approaching
Southwest Explorer Wednesday night.

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