Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 21 October 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Monday morning.

Showers beginning late overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 early this evening and to 4 near noon Monday. Seas building to 5 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2018
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to south 25 to 35 in the morning then diminishing to south 10 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55.
Thursday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 21 October 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 9:30 PM PDT 21 October 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday frontal system located on a line north-south
over eastern Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PDT 21 October 2018 A front will track across Bowie tonight and remain west of Haida
Gwaii on Monday. The next front will approach the offshore waters
late Monday afternoon.

Ahead of the fronts, gale force southerly winds over Bowie will
spread to northern and central waters tonight and continue through
Monday.

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