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Queen Charlotte Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 September 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 this afternoon and to light this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 15 early Tuesday morning and to southeast 15 to 25 Tuesday evening.

Showers ending this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 September 2020
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.
Friday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to 15.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Queen Charlotte Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 September 2020

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:30 AM PDT 28 September 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today warm front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday departing warm front located north
of Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday approaching cold front located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:19 AM PDT 28 September 2020 A warm front will cross Bowie tonight through Tuesday morning. Gale
force easterly winds will develop ahead of the system over Bowie.
The associated cold front will approach Bowie late Tuesday afternoon.
Southeasterly gales will develop over the northern offshore waters
Tuesday evening then spread to central and northern coastal waters
Tuesday after midnight.

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