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Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 08 December 2022

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late overnight and to southeast 20 to 30 early Friday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 near noon Friday.

Scattered showers ending Friday morning. Periods of rain Friday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 December 2022
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 in the morning then becoming light late in the day.
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PST 08 December 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 8 December 2022 Tonight and Friday At 1:30 a.m. PST Friday weakening low located west of the Alaska
panhandle.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening low located west of the Alaska
panhandle.

At 10:00 a.m. PST Friday intensifying low 987 mb located west
of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday low 982 mb located over southwestern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM PST 8 December 2022 On Friday, an intensifying low will move into Southwestern Explorer.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low
over parts of the southern and central waters. Southeasterly to
easterly gale force winds will spread into the inner waters of the
South Coast late Friday afternoon.

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