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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming westerly 25 this morning then diminishing to light Saturday afternoon.

Showers ending Saturday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 5 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this afternoon and to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2020
Sunday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to south 25.
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots becoming northeast 15 to 20.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2020

'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 Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 25 September 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing low located over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:33 AM PDT 25 September 2020 A weakening low will move onto the Central Coast this morning.
Ahead of the low, gale force southeast winds over the South Coast
will ease this morning. In its wake, strong to gale force westerlies
over most outer waters will ease to moderate to strong this morning.

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