Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
Issued 10:30 AM PST 05 March 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 30 to 40 knots backing to northwest 30 to 40 early this afternoon then diminishing to west 20 to 30 early this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 late this evening then backing to south 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 early Saturday morning and to southeast 35 to 45 late Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 Saturday evening.
Rain ending this evening. Showers overnight and Saturday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte Sound - western halfIssued 11:54 AM PST 05 March 2021
'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 10:30 AM PST 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 990 mb located off Cape Scott.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight dissipating low located over the Central
At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:32 AM PST 5 March 2021 A low pressure centre off Cape Scott will move onto the Central Coast
this evening. Ahead of the low, gale to storm force southeasterlies
over west coast Vancouver Island will spread to the Queen Charlotte
Sound and the Central Coast this afternoon as the low approaches.
Southeast gales over the inner South Coast will ease this afternoon.
Winds off Vancouver Island and the Central Coast will persist through
this evening before easing.
Southeast gales will develop over most marine waters on Saturday as
another front approaches.
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- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
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