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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 February 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 early this evening then increasing to northwest 20 to 30 late overnight. Wind northwest 20 to 30 Saturday.

Rain changing to showers this evening then to rain Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2024
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2024
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southeast 30 to 40 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 February 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line east-west over
Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing ridge located south of Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday weakening trough located on a line
north-south over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:23 AM PST 23 February 2024 On Saturday morning, a weak trough will quickly swing through the
northern waters then move inland by midday. Behind the trough,
westerly gales will develop. These winds will further intensify on
Saturday night and spread to central waters.

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