Queen Charlotte Strait
Issued 09:30 PM PST 28 February 2020
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 after midnight. Wind northwest 15 to 25 Saturday.
Showers ending Saturday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Queen Charlotte StraitIssued 9:30 PM PST 28 February 2020
'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 9:30 PM PST 28 February 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low located over the Central
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located west of the
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:22 PM PST 28 February 2020 A low pressure system over the Central Coast inland will gradually
weaken tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will
continue tonight over most BC waters behind the low, except the inner
south coastal waters, where strong to gale force southwesterly or
westerly winds will prevail tonight.
A ridge of high pressure will build west of the offshore waters on
Saturday morning then shift eastward to lie over Bowie by
Saturday afternoon. The ridge will produce strong to gale force
northwesterly winds off the west coast of Vancouver Island on
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