Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 November 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 knots veering to northwest 15 early this morning then becoming variable 5 to 15 near noon. Wind becoming northeast 5 to 15 early this evening then becoming light late overnight. Wind increasing to southerly 10 to 15 Wednesday morning and to south 20 near noon Wednesday. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Wednesday afternoon.
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Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - western halfIssued 04:00 AM PST 28 November 2023
'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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 28 November 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PST today dissipating frontal system located over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:53 AM PST 28 November 2023 An approaching front will bring strong to gale force southerly winds
to Bowie on Wednesday morning. Winds will rise to strong to gale
force southerly over the northern and central waters on Wednesday
afternoon as the front moves eastward.
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