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Queen Charlotte Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 November 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 this evening and to southeast 30 to 40 late overnight. Wind southeast 30 to 40 Saturday.

Showers changing to rain overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 November 2019
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind light becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 25 knots.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 November 2019

'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 15 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 977 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 10:00 a.m. PST today departing low 982 mb located over the Gulf
of Alaska.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located over the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PST 15 November 2019 A Pacific frontal system will cross the offshore waters tonight and
the coastal waters on Saturday. Gale to storm force southerly winds
will develop over most BC waters this evening and continue through
Saturday.

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