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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 March 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 this morning and to southeast 35 to 45 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to south 15 this evening then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late overnight. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 Sunday morning then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 Sunday afternoon.

Showers changing to rain this afternoon and ending Sunday morning. Showers Sunday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 March 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 5 late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 March 2021
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots backing to northeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots becoming west 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind north 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

Issued 05:52 AM PST 06 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 6 March 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday By 4:00 a.m. PST today dissipating trough located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located off Bowie.
By 6:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Haida Gwaii
extending southward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM PST 6 March 2021 A front will sweep across offshore waters this morning then reach
Haida Gwaii late this afternoon.

Southeast gales will develop over offshore waters this morning
Then spread across most marine waters this afternoon as the front
approaches.

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