Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 November 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots veering to northerly 10 to 20 near noon then becoming variable 5 to 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Tuesday morning and to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Tuesday. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Tuesday evening.
Scattered showers ending this evening. Rain beginning near midnight and becoming snow or rain overnight then rain near noon Tuesday. Snow Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - western halfIssued 04:00 AM PST 28 November 2022
'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 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northern BC
By 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday intensifying low 1007 mb located over
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday approaching low 990 mb located northwest
of Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:59 AM PST 28 November 2022 A ridge of high pressure building over Northern Interior BC will
generate marginal gale to gale force outflow winds through the
mainland inlets. Outflow winds will gradually strengthen on Tuesday
and reach gale to storm force Tuesday evening.
An intensifying low moving into Northern Bowie Tuesday morning will
track southeastward and approach Vancouver Island in the afternoon.
Gale to storm force winds will develop over parts of the offshore and
central waters as well as West Vancouver Island on Tuesday.
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