Queen Charlotte Sound - western half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 21 January 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 near midnight then backing to southeast 15 to 25 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early Tuesday afternoon.



Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 January 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 early this evening and to 4 to 6 late this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 January 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 in the morning and to light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to south 15 to 25.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 21 January 2019

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 21 January 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 988 mb located north of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening low 996 mb located near the
Alaska panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM PST 21 January 2019 A low pressure centre north of Bowie this evening will slowly move
toward the Alaskan Panhandle tonight.

Gale to storm force southeast winds have spread across the northern
and central waters as well as Northern Explorer. These winds will
spread toward the mainland and strengthen this evening while areas
behind the system become strong to gale force westerly.

Strong to gale force southeast winds will develop over the southern
waters tonight.

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