Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 30 to 40 knots increasing to northwest 40 to 50 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 30 to 40 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 Sunday evening.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 7 to 9 late this evening then subsiding to 5 to 7 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2018
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 4:00 PM PST 24 February 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 PM PST 24 February 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday departing ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday departing cold front located over the
Lower Mainland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PST 24 February 2018 A cold front located over the Queen Charlotte Sound will reach the
South Coast overnight. In the wake of the front, gale to storm force
westerly winds over the northern waters will spread southward to the
central waters tonight then to the southern waters on Sunday.
The gale to storm force northwesterly winds will persist over most
waters through late Sunday.

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